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.
Tusla Launches National Child and Family Support Week 2019
13th May 2019: Tusla - Child and Family Agency has today launched Tusla National Child and Family Support Week 2019 to promote awareness of the range of family support services that Tusla and its funded partners provide for parents, children, young people and communities right across Ireland as part of its Prevention, Partnership and Family Support (PPFS) programme
Ballydowd Special Care Unit Achieves Investing in Children Membership Award
Tuesday, 9th March, 2019: Ballydowd Special Care Unit, a Tusla operated facility, has received a prestigious Investing in Children Membership Award™. The award recognises and celebrates the participatory and inclusive practices within Ballydowd, and its demonstrated commitment to engaging in dialogue with young people, leading to real change.
Tusla launches new Child and Youth Participation Strategy
Friday 5th April 2019: Tusla – Child and Family Agency yesterday launched its new Child and Youth Participation Strategy for 2019-2023. The Strategy is a central part of Tusla’s on-going commitment to the participation of children, young people and parents in the decisions that affect their lives.
Changing Futures: New Child Friendly Tusla Website
Tuesday 5th March, 2019: Tusla – Child and Family Agency is today launching a new child-friendly website, ChangingFutures.ie to help young people to better understand the work that Tusla does.
Tusla and HSE join forces in new initiative to support children whose parents misuse alcohol and other drugs
Friday, 25th January, 2019: Tusla-Child and Family Agency and the HSE have today jointly launched new training resources for health and social service staff to tackle the serious problems children face because of their parent’s/caregiver’s misuse of alcohol and other drugs.
Tusla statement on HIQA inspection of the Dublin South Central Child Protection and Welfare Services
17th January 2019: Tusla – Child and Family Agency notes the findings of the HIQA inspection report published today in relation to child protection and welfare services in the Dublin South Central area.