Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Ceisteanna (419)

Catherine Connolly

Ceist:

419. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the estimated cost in 2020 if the budget for domestic, sexual and gender-based violence services increased by 10%; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40918/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar 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 (DSGBV) throughout the country.

In 2019, €25.3 million is being allocated to Tusla for DSGBV services, an increase of €1.5 million over 2018.

The estimated cost to increase Tusla's funding for DSGBV services by 10% in 2020 would be €2.53m.