Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Questions (690)

Mary Lou McDonald


690. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the funding provided to domestic and gender-based violence organisations in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, by organisation in tabular form. [26635/19]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency provides funding and coordination supports to some 59 organisations that deliver a range of services to victims of domestic, sexual and gender based violence throughout the country.

In 2019, €25.3 million is being allocated to Domestic, Sexual and Gender Based Violence services, an increase of €1.5 million over 2018.

I have requested Tusla to respond directly to the Deputy on the matters raised with regard to funding for individual organisations within the specified time period.