39 High Priority Children In The Midlands Not Allocated Social Worker

They're among 5100 kids across the country who haven't been assigned one.

634 'high priority' children including 39 in the Midlands have not been allocated a social worker by Tusla. 

They are among more than 5,100 kids living in the community who haven't been assigned one. 

A further 202 children in state care in the Midlands have not been allocated a social worker, according to Tusla's latest figures. 

Anne Rabbitte, Fianna Fáil's spokesperson for children, says an urgent recruitment drive is needed:

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