Wednesday, 20 May 2020
Department of Children and Youth Affairs
Domestic Violence Services
1144. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the estimated full-year cost if the budget for domestic, sexual and gender-based violence services increased by 9%; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6517/20]
Tusla, the Child and Family Agency provides funding and coordination supports to almost 60 organisations that deliver a range of services to victims of domestic, sexual and gender based violence (DSGBV) throughout the country.
In 2020, €25.3 million is being allocated to Tusla for DSGBV services.
To increase Tusla's funding for DSGBV services by 9% would therefore require an additional €2.3m, giving a full year cost of approximately €27.6m.