Who deals with child protection concerns?
TUSLA, the Child and Family Agency and An Garda Síochána are the two key authorities. TUSLA, the Child and Family Agency has a duty to assess reports regarding a child’s welfare or safety.
The specific focus of An Garda Síochána is on the investigation of alleged offences and whether a crime has been committed.
What if you’re concerned About A Child’s Welfare And Protection?
If you are a member of the WSI and you have any concerns about the welfare of a child you should contact WSI Wexford DLP and follow the procedures in place.
WSI – Wexford DLPs
We have designated Liaison Person (DLP) in place for dealing with Child Protection concerns.
Our DLP’s are:
- Tom Doyle (head DLP)
- Joanne Beaver
- Charlotte Byrne
- Anne Ryan
- Aodhagán Swords