Tusla - Ireland's Child & Family Agency

Alternative Care Inspection and Monitoring Service

The Alternative Care Inspection and Monitoring Service (ACIMS) is one of the regulatory services within Children’s Service Regulation which is part of the Quality and Regulatory Directorate within Tusla, the Child and Family Agency.

ACIMS has two distinct functions;

  1. The registration and inspection of non-statutory Children’s Residential Services
  2. The monitoring of non-statutory Foster Care agencies

You can find out more about both of these functions via the links below

Please note – ACIMS does not provide adoption services nor information related to fostering or adoption. For this information. please visit the Foster Care and Adoption Services webpages.

01 8976857


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