The Child and Family Agency (called Tusla) is a statutory organisation, established in January 2014 under the Child and Family Agency Act 2013. Under Section 8 of the Act, it is required to:
It also provides information and advice to the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs on matters relating to the agency’s areas of responsibility.
The Agency has assumed responsibility for the following range of services:
Information on the services it provides is available on its website tusla.ie.
If you have a question relating to this topic you can contact the Citizens Information Phone Service on 0761 07 4000. The Phone Service will operate Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm during January 2017. You can also visit your local Citizens Information Centre.