Children First Compliance

Below is a presentation prepared by the HSE Children First National Office providing an outline of Children First compliance requirements under the Children First Act (2015) and the National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children (2017).  This applies to all Service Providers providing Health & Personal Social Services on behalf of the HSE to adults and children.  More information and local Training & Development Officer contact details are available at

Presentation Topics:

  •  What is Children First?
  •  What does it require of Service Provider staff and service
  •  What are the consequences of non-compliance?
  •  Children First changes in Service Arrangements 2019
  •  Support available from the HSE Children First National Office