Aftercarelife after care and leaving care
EPIC welcomes the introduction of the ‘Child Care Amendment Act 2015, ’ which places a legislative basis on a number of aftercare provisions within TUSLA – Child and Family Agency’s Aftercare Policy.
These provisions are outlined in TUSLA’s National Aftercare Policy for Alternative Care.
This policy and all it’s supporting documents can be found on the Tusla – Child and Family Agency’s website;
This policy outlines eligibility for an ‘Assessment of Need’, ‘Preparation of Aftercare Plans & Reviews’, ‘Referral Criteria’ , ‘Financial Supports’ plus information on national Aftercare Steering Committees & Drop-in Service clinics.
If you would like any further information on Aftercare planning & supports, please do not hesitate to contact us here in EPIC.