Tusla - Ireland's Child & Family Agency

National Children’s Charter

Tusla – Child and Family Agency, launched National Children and Young people’s Charters. Tusla worked with Dr Carmel Corrigan, and a group of children and young people to develop charters that reflect the views and preferences of children and young people. 

The Children and Young People’s Charters aim to:

  • Give children/ young people and their families’ greater clarity about the quality of services they can expect from all Tusla staff members, how Tusla staff will interact with them to find solutions, and the principles that underpin this work. 
  • Provide all staff with a clear guide and reminder of what is important to children and young people with whom we work. 
  • The charters follow the development of Tusla’s ‘Child and Youth Participation Strategy 2019-2023’ which identified the development of a Children’s Charter as a priority action.

 The Charters are available to download below. 

National Children's Charter

National Young People's Charter

National Children's Charter Leaflet

National Young People's Charter Leaflet

National Children and Young People's Charter - Information for Staff 

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