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Contact us

Main Contact

Head Office
Department of Children and Youth Affairs
43-49 Mespil Road
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 6473000
Fax: +353 1 6473101


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

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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


More information on Freedom of Information



Press Office

Tel: +353 1 647-3153


Free Pre-School year in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Scheme

Tel: +353 1 6473000
E-mail: or


Community Childcare Subvention (CCS) Programme

Tel: +353 1 6473000 E-mail:


Access Officer under the Disability Act 2005



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