Thursday, 18 April 2019

Ceisteanna (269)

Dara Calleary

Ceist:

269. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the State agencies and bodies under the remit of her Department; the location of each such body by county; and the number of full and part-time persons employed in each such body. [18226/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Children)

Four agencies are under the aegis of my Department. Details of each agency's location and the number of full and part-time persons employed are as follows:

Agency 

Headquarters

Number of full and part-time persons employed 

Additional information

Oberstown Children Detention Campus

 Dublin

228 full-time staff and 39 part-time

 

The Adoption Authority of Ireland 

Dublin

25 full-time staff and 3 part-time 

 

Ombudsman for Children’s Office

 Dublin

18 full-time staff and 1 part-time

These staff numbers are as reported by this Department to Department of Public Expenditure and Reform at the end of Q1 2019. 

As the Office is independent in function it will respond to directly to the Deputy with the most up to date information.

Tusla - Child and Family Agency 

Dublin. 

The Agency also has staff based in 17 service areas across the country.

3893.1 Whole Time Equivalent (WTE) staff

 

4341 Headcount 

These staff numbers are as reported by my Department to Department of Public Expenditure and Reform at the end of Q4 2018. As Tusla was unable to provide the breakdown of full and part-time persons employed in time for this response it will respond directly to the Deputy.

A referred reply was forwarded to the Deputy under Standing Order 42A