Notice - St Patricks Guild cessation of Information and Tracing services
SUBJECT – Cessation of Information and Tracing Service
St Patrick’s Guild (an accredited body accredited under the Adoption Act 2010) has informed the Adoption Authority that it has ceased its information and tracing service with effect from 31 December 2014. (Previous web notices of 26 June 2013 and 16 September 2013 refer).
In the interim pending completion of the transfer to TUSLA St Patrick’s Guild have a limited facility to deal with written queries.
Tusla (The Child and Family Agency) has informed the Authority that it is currently working with St Patrick’s Guild on arrangements for the transfer of all files to the agency. It is anticipated that the transfer of these files to Tusla will take place in early 2015. In making these arrangements, Tusla’s priority is to ensure that the transfer of files is carried out in a manner that will facilitate an efficient tracing process. Once Tusla receive the files the agency will then be in a position to provide an information and tracing service.