Launch of Barnahus, Onehouse Galway pilot project
Monday 16th September, 2019: Dr Katherine Zappone TD, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, and Charlie Flanagan TD, Minister for Justice and Equality, officially launched the Barnahus, Onehouse Galway pilot project at a special launch at The Institute for Lifecourse and Society at NUI Galway today.
Tusla Publishes its Annual Report for 2018
Monday, 9th September 2019: Tusla - Child and Family Agency published its Annual Report for 2018 today.
Tusla Statement on Early Years’ Services
Thursday, 1st August 2019: Tusla welcomed the opportunity at Joint Oireachtas Committee yesterday to outline Tusla’s specific role as regulator of the early years’ sector, and of the important role both professionals, and all members of society, have in reporting concerns about harm or potential harm (child protection concerns) about children to Tusla’s child protection services.
Media Statement on the broadcast of a RTE programme relating to standards of childcare
Friday 19th July, 2019: Tusla - Child and Family Agency has been made aware that RTE plans to broadcast a programme relating to standards of childcare in a chain of Dublin creches.
The National Review Panel Publishes its Annual Report for 2018
Thursday, 4th July 2019: The National Review Panel (NRP), Chaired by Dr Helen Buckley today publishes its Annual Report for 2018. A total of 13 deaths of children and young people in care or known to the child protection system were notified in 2018. This figure represents a decrease of nine from 2017.
Board of Tusla Appoints New Chief Executive
Friday, 28th June 2019: The Chairperson of Tusla – Child and Family Agency, Pat Rabbitte has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive.
Tusla to host first ever open day to recruit social workers on 14th June 2019
Thursday, 6th June, 2019: Tusla-Child and Family Agency is to host its first ever national recruitment open day, to hire additional social work staff, on Friday, June 14th.
Tusla Statement on the Publication of an NRP Report Relating to a Case in Galway
Tuesday, 28th May: Tusla recognises that the formal publication of the National Review Panel (NRP) report in relation to a case in Galway (2003 – 2011) has been agreed following consultation with the young people involved and is cognisant of the very sensitive nature of the report. Despite aspects of this report being leaked and put into the public domain last week, Tusla deemed it would be inappropriate to make a full statement until the full summary report was published today.
Statement on coverage of a National Review Panel report in relation to a case in Galway
Thursday, 23rd May: Tusla – Child and Family Agency notes the coverage of a National Review Panel report today in relation to a case in Galway. We accept the findings and recommendations made by the NRP and key learnings have been identified and are being addressed.