Tusla statement regarding HIQA foster care service inspection report for Waterford and Wexford
Tuesday 7th July 2020: Tusla – Child and Family Agency notes the publication today of a HIQA inspection report in relation to foster care services in Waterford/Wexford, carried out in February 2020.
Tusla statement re HIQA child protection and welfare service inspection reports for Cavan/Monaghan and Kerry
Monday 6th July 2020: Tusla – Child and Family Agency notes the publication today of two HIQA inspection reports in relation to child protection and welfare services in the Cavan/Monaghan and Kerry areas.
Child and Family Agency acknowledges publication of HIQA inspection reports
Thursday 25th June 2020: Tusla – Child and Family Agency acknowledges today’s publication of HIQA inspection reports into a number of children’s residential centres across the country.
Tusla Update on Services during COVID-19
Tuesday, 14th April 2020: As a critical service provider of essential frontline services for children and families, Tusla is focused on ensuring that essential services for children and families are maintained. The three main areas of focus during COVID-19 are: child protection and children in care, emergency out of hours’ services, and domestic, sexual and gender based violence services.
Tusla Statement on the Death of the Agency’s Founding Chairperson Norah Gibbons
Thursday 9th April 2020: Tusla wishes to offer its condolences to the family and friends of our founding Chairperson Norah Gibbons, who passed away yesterday. Norah was a tireless advocate for the rights of children, who inspired so many around her. Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this time.
Tusla Update on Services during COVID-19 Pandemi
Monday 30th March 2020: Tusla – Child and Family Agency continues to provide key services across core areas that support children and families at risk during COVID-19.
Tusla Statement re COVID-19
Tuesday, 17th March 2020: As the State agency with responsibility for child protection and welfare, and a range of other services, Tusla, like all public service organisations is planning for, and responding to the challenges caused by COVID-19 and this evolving situation.
Data Protection Commissioner’s Annual Report 2019
Thursday, 20th February 2020: Tusla – Child and Family Agency acknowledges the publication today of the Data Protection Commissioner’s Annual Report.
Tusla statement on Child Abuse Substantiation Procedure (CASP)
Tuesday, 4th February 2020: “The Child Abuse Substantiation Procedure (CASP) is a revision of the 2014 Policy “Policy and Procedures for Responding to Allegations of Abuse and Neglect”. It is based on learning that indicated the need to further enhance consistency of practice across the Agency. In addition, changes were also required to incorporate new legal judgements in this complex area of law and practice.