Department of Children and Youth Affairs
43-49 Mespil Road
Dublin 4, D04 YP52
Please Note - If you wish to contact the Department in relation to a matter concerning the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Scheme including Qualifications, please see list of email addresses below.
Tel: +353 1 647-3153
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.
Other Useful Contacts
Freedom of Information
Early Years Policies and Programmes
ECCE Qualifications Recognition: firstname.lastname@example.org
ECCE Higher Capitation: ECCEHigherCap@dcya.gov.ie
ECCE Payments: OnlineSupport@Pobal.ie
TEC and CCS Payments: OnlineSupport@Pobal.ie
Programme Implementation Platform (PIP)/Childcare Programmes Support: OnlineSupport@Pobal.ie
Tax Clearance Certificates etc: email@example.com
Any Other Queries: EYQueries@dcya.gov.ie
Location of Head Office
Public Transport Links
Nearby bus routes include:
Baggot Street - 25x, 38, 38a/b, 39, 39a, 70, 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.