Children First – HSE Social Care Division Children First Oversight Committee

Mr. Liam Keogh, Daughters of Charity Services, and Ms. Jillian Sexton represent the National Federation on the HSE Social Care Children First Implementation Group and provide a link / feedback between the work of this Group and the National Federation’s Safeguarding Group. 

Children First - Tusla

Tusla support documents can be accessed via the following link:  

Tusla launches new Child Protection and Welfare Strategy

Tusla –  Child Protection and Welfare Strategy for 2017-2022. The Strategy is a central part of Tusla’s on-going programme of transformation and includes a new national approach to practice, the Signs of Safety, which will ensure that all staff will engage with children and families using one consistent approach. 

Tusla launches new online portal for reporting child protection and welfare concerns

Tusla (The Child and Family Agency) has launched an online web Portal ( for making reports of concern. This new portal currently allows Mandated Persons to register and report a concern online. 

How to use the Tusla Portal

If, as a MANDATED PERSON, you have a CONCERN in relation to a child OUT OF HOURS, please contact 0818776315

- HSE Children First National Office
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Other useful links: 

Link to HSE Children first website 

Link to HSE Children First Information and Advice Officers.

Link to Tusla website



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