Tusla Educational Support Service launch first national, School Attendance Drive ‘Every School Day Counts’
Tuesday, 5th November 2019: Tusla Education Support Service or tess is launching its first national, School Attendance Drive ‘Every School Day Counts’ to promote regular school attendance. Each school day approximately 60,000 students miss school in Ireland. tess is running an attendance drive throughout the month of November, when attendance traditionally dips, to encourage and promote the importance of regular school attendance with children, young people, parents and schools
Tusla response to HIQA Inspection Report for Dublin Mid Leinster region
Friday, 4th October 2019: Tusla – Child and Family Agency acknowledges the publication today of the HIQA inspection report on the role of Tusla social workers in monitoring placements of children in care in the Dublin Mid Leinster region.
Tusla response to HIQA foster care service inspection report for Carlow/Kilkenny/South Tipperary
Thursday, 3rd October, 2019: The HIQA inspection report published today regarding Carlow/ Kilkenny/South Tipperary fostering services relates to an inspection carried out in May 2019.
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.