Tusla Newsletter March 2014

Tusla Newsletter March 2014

A message from Gordon Jeyes, Chief Executive, Tusla—Child and Family Agency:

 

‘The Child and Family Agency Business Plan for 2014 has now been prepared in accordance with Section 46 of the Child and Family Agency Act 2013 and ap-proved by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. 16 priority areas have been identified with 59 individual output measures to be monitored throughout the year. Full details of the Business Plan are available on the website., www.tusla.ie This Business Plan is a first step towards delivering on our statutory remit around improving wellbeing and outcomes for children.

Later this year we will produce our first three year corporate plan which will bring further clarity, focus and ac-countability to our work and will inform budget deliberations for 2015 and beyond. In an effort to inform this important piece of work, the Agency recently published its initial statement of purpose entitled Ire-land’s Child and Family Agency, Towards a Shared Purpose. Copies of this document, along with a questionnaire are available on www.tusla.ie and staff and other interested parties are encouraged to give their views on the Purpose; Values; Vision and Key Purpose Statements as outlined in the document.

 

Elsewhere in this newsletter is an update on Children First. To complement the discussions regarding placing Children First on a statutory basis, a guidance note on Section 3 of the 1991 Child Care Act will be issued shortly. It is important that there is confidence, clarity and a shared understanding regarding specific roles as a consequence of any Section 3 allegation….’

Tusla March Newsletter

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