Have you ever thought about becoming a foster carer? It is really rewarding work, you can really make a difference in the life of a child. People of all ages become foster carers everyday in Ireland. Many people do not realise the positive impact that their life and professional skills can have on a child in need’s life. Naturally, there is an application and assessment process but we can help you every step of the way.
Our top tips for becoming a foster carer are:
1. Find out if you fit the eligibility criteria-there is extensive information available about eligibility and the application process. You can do your homework using our website.
2. Understand your own motivation and have honest discussions with your family to ensure everyone is on the same page.
3. Talk to people who are currently fostering and get an idea of what it is really like. Ask as many questions as you need to because after all it is a big decision.
We are very happy to answer any questions you might have. Get in touch with us today.