Tusla - Ireland's Child & Family Agency

General Information

A ‘school age service’ means any early years service, play group, day nursery, crèche, day-care or other similar service which;

  • Caters for children under the age of 15 years enrolled in a school providing primary or post primary education.
  • Provides a range of activities that are developmental, educational and recreational in manner, which take place outside of school hours, the primary purpose of which is to care for children where their parents are unavailable.
  • The basis for access to which is made publicly known to the parents and guardians of the children

From February 2019 all school age services as defined under the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) (Registration of School Age Services) Regulations 2018 need to register their service with Tusla Child & Family Agency.

You can access the School Age Register below to see a list of all registered school age services. You can also find additional information about school age services via the School age Care homepage button.

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School Age Service Register

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