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The Department of Children and Youth Affairs recognises the importance of ensuring that our site is accessible to everyone.

All pages on this site comply with WAI (Web Accessibility Iniative) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, level 2. The Department of Chidren and Youth Affairs site aims to be accessible by any browser. If you think we have failed to meet this aim, please contact the webmaster.


Access Officer under the Disability Act 2005

The Disability Act 2005 provides a statutory basis for making public buildings, services and information accessible to people with disabilities. Under Section 26(2) of the Disability Act, 2005 each public body is required to appoint an Access Officer. Access Officers are responsible for providing or arranging for and co-ordinating the provision of assistance and guidance to persons with disabilities in accessing its services and generally to act as a point of contact for people with disabilities wishing to access such services.

The Access Officer for the Department of Children and Youth Affairs is Ms Marcella Luz.

Contact details:

Address: HR unit, Department of Children and Youth Affairs, 43-49 Mespil Road, Dublin 4, D04 YP52

Phone:   01 647 3142

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