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Frequently Asked Questions 


Who is the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs?

On the 6th of May 2016 Dr. Katherine Zappone T.D. was appointed as the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. 


What is the Children's Strategy?

The National Children's Strategy; "Our Children - Their Lives" is a ten year plan published in 2000. It has three main goals; to give children a voice in matters which affect them (with their views being be given due weight in accordance with their age and maturity), to understand their lives better through evaluation and research and provide quality supports and services to promote their development. 


How do I contact the Department of Children and Youth Affairs?

Check out our contact page


Dedicated FAQs for Areas of Department of Children and Youth Affairs

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