Tusla - Ireland's Child & Family Agency


The Child and Family Agency provide grants to voluntary organisations offering the following types of counselling and support services:

  • Marriage & Relationship Counselling
  • Child Counselling
  • Rainbows peer support programme for children
  • Bereavement Counselling and Support on the death of a family member

A voluntary organisation is described as being a group providing low cost services to the community on a not-for-profit basis. These grants were formerly administered by the Family Support Agency.

Click here for contact details of a selection of Counselling Organisations (broken down by county) that received Family Support Funding in 2016 for counselling purposes.

Range of services

The Child and Family Agency's Counselling Grants Programme funds a broad range of national, regional and local organisations offering counselling services. Over 450 were funded in 2014. Funding is provided to assist voluntary organisations where there is a genuine need and demand for the services and they can be provided at a low cost to clients.

Voluntary Organisations seeking funding

For further information please phone the Counselling Grants section on 01 7718688.

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