Tusla – Child and Family Agency Appoints Interim CEO
28th September 2018: The Board of Tusla – Child and Family Agency wishes to announce that as of the 1st October 2018 Pat Smyth, Director of Finance will be the Interim Chief Executive of Tusla. He has played a crucial role as Director of Finance for the past 5 years and the Board is confident that he will continue to make valuable and significant contributions to the agency as he takes up this new role. The interim appointment will be for an initial period of three months.
National Child and Family Support Week to increase awareness of Tusla family support services
14th September 2018: Tusla-Child and Family Agency has launched its first ever national promotional drive to highlight the range of services it provides as part of its Prevention, Partnership and Family Support(PPFS) programme.
Tusla Launches Quality and Regulatory Framework for the Early Years Sector
5th September 2018: Tusla – Child and Family Agency today launched a Quality and Regulatory Framework for the Early Years Sector which aims to support registered providers in achieving compliance with the early years regulations 2016.
Statement Following Confirmation of the Stepping Down of CEO Fred Mc Bride
30th August 2018: The Board of Tusla has today been informed of the decision by its CEO Fred Mc Bride to step down from his role and to depart the organisation at the end of September, 2018.
Tusla’s new National Integrated Information System goes Live
30th August 2018: Tusla – Child and Family Agency today launches new National Childcare Information System (NCCIS) which marks a significant milestone in child protection for the agency and the country. For the first time in the history of the State all 17 social work areas can access one integrated, up to date information system to manage child protection and welfare cases.
Tusla wishes to congratulate young people on receiving their Leaving Certificate results today.
15th August 2018: Tusla – Child and Family Agency wishes to congratulate young people in care/ who have previously been in care on receiving their Leaving Certificate results today.
Tusla – Child and Family Agency Publishes Annual Report for 2017
19th July 2018: Tusla – Child and Family Agency today publishes its Annual Report for 2017. The report outlines Tusla’s activities in its fourth year of operation during which the agency recieved 53,755 referrals to child protection and welfare services (one every 10 minutes).
Media statement on HIQA’s investigation into the management of allegations of child sexual abuse
19th June 2018: Tusla – Child and Family Agency notes the publication of, and accepts the findings and recommendations in HIQA’s ‘Investigation into the management of allegations of child sexual abuse (CSA) against adults of concern by the Child and Family Agency (Tusla), upon the direction of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs (the investigation)’.
Media Statement re St Patrick’s Guild adoption records
29 May 2018: Tusla – Child and Family Agency has identified at least 126 instances of incorrect registrations of birth in the records of St Patrick’s Guild. The registrations in question relate to births between 1946 and 1969 and were discovered as a result of Tusla proactively undertaking significant work to scan St Patrick’s Guild records and identify instances of incorrect registrations.