New Registration System for School Age Childcare

Please see Announcement below from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs:

 https://www.dcya.gov.ie/docs/EN/18-02-2019-Minister-Zappone-Welcomes-Commencement-of-School-Age-Childcare-Regulations/5160.htm

 

Please see Press Release below from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs:    

https://www.dcya.gov.ie/docs/EN/Press-Releases-copy-dcya-gov-ie-2019/81/5080.htm

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

https://www.dcya.gov.ie/documents/press/20181220FAQsforRegsAffChildcare27Dec2018.pdf   

     

Dates by which you MUST apply to be registered with Tusla as a school age service:

  • 18 May 2019 (if you are not already registered with Tusla as a pre-school service)
  • 18 August 2019 (if you are already registered with Tusla as a pre-school service)
  • Three months before you intend to start operating a school age service (if your service is not already operating on 18 February 2019)