Department of Children and Youth Affairs
43-49 Mespil Road
Concerned about a Child's Welfare and Protection?
The Child and Family Agency (Tusla) has a primary responsibility to promote the safety and well-being of children. An Garda Síochána also have statutory responsibilities for the safety and welfare of children. Any member of the public who has a concern about a child should contact the local social work duty service in the area where the child lives for advice about reporting your concerns.
If the concern relates to an emergency situation you should contact the local Garda Síochána.
Location of Head Office
Public Transport Links
Nearby bus routes include:
Baggot Street - 25x, 39, 39a, 66x, 67x
Leeson Street - 11, 145, 41x, 46a, 7b, 7d
Luas Green Line: Charlemont Luas Stop is approximately a 10 minute walk away.
Dart: Grand Canal Dock DART/Train station is approximately a 15 minute walk away.
Other Useful Contacts
Freedom of Information
Tel: +353 1 647-3153
Free Pre-School year in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Scheme
Community Childcare Subvention (CCS) Programme
Tel: +353 1 6473000 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org