Information for Children and Young People - Children First

Your safety and well-being is at all times the most important focus in our work with you and your family. 'Children First' promotes the safety and well-being of all children. ’Children First’ is intended to help people to identify and report child protection and welfare concerns. 

If you are worried about you or a friend's safety or well-being, scroll down for more information. 

Tusla - Child and Family Agency

Every day Tusla supports children, young people and families. It's their job to keep children and young people safe.



Tusla Changing Futures Image


Tusla's 'Changing Futures' is a website for young people made by young people with experience of Tusla services. 

Click on your age group below to find out how Tusla helps make sure that children and young people are safe and looked after:

6-9 Year Olds Tusla Website 10-15 Year Olds Tusla Website 16-18 Year Olds Tusla Image

Contact details for Tusla - Child and Family Agency


HSE Children First Poster for Children and Young People

Children Poster

Information for children poster (PDF)

This poster has information for children on Being Safe and Asking for Help

This poster can be displayed in services and staff may find the poster useful when meeting initially with children and young people and advising them of their service, their roles and responsibilities or when talking to children and young people about child protection or welfare concerns. Contact details for your local Tusla Office needs to be inserted into the poster.

Irish Language Version of Poster (PDF)


Find contact details for your local Tusla Office