Tusla, Child & Family Agency, Leaving & Aftercare Service

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Address:
55 Avondale,, Sligo
General Details
Contact position: Social Care Manager
Service / Organisation: Tusla, Child & Family Agency, Leaving & Aftercare Service
071 9138294
Description of main activities / services for children and families: Specific service provision to young people aged 16-23 years of age who are residing in Tusla Child & Family Agency care-residential/foster care.
Description:

This is a specific service provision to young people aged 16-23 years of age who are residing in Tusla, Child & Family Agency care-residential/foster care.  An Aftercare Worker can be provided to the young person aged between 16-23 years of age to help facilitate their transition from in-care to aftercare.   An Aftercare Plan will be completed with the young person and financial support may be provided towards their training/education beyond 18 years. Referrals are received from young persons assigned social worker. This is a voluntary service;  young people must sign up to engagement in the service.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Sligo town and environs
  • Sligo - north
  • Sligo - south, east and west
  • Leitrim - Carrick-on-Shannon and environs
  • Leitrim - south
  • Leitrim - north
Sligo/Leitrim/West Cavan
Where service is provided
Where service is provided:
  • Service provided at above address
  • Service provided at various locations throughout the area covered
  • Service provided in person's own home
Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free
How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways) :
  • Through Tusla Child and Family Social Workers
Parental permission needed
Do young people need parental permission to use your service? :
  • No parental permission required
Age-range catered for
Age-range catered for:
  • Young adults (18-24 years)
16 years+ young people in the transition from foster care/residential care to adulthood.
 
 

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