July 2017

Foster Care Ireland

July 20th, 2017|

Foster carers are people who have certain skills and personalities, who are willing to care for other people’s children without wanting anything in return.

There are many reasons why children cannot live at home and foster care provides them with a safe, stable home environment, where they can feel valued and cared for. Some children […]

Fostering Payments

July 20th, 2017|

All fostering payments for carers, including those for carers fostering through Independent Fostering Agencies represent the maximum amount payable and are set by the Minister for Children. All allowances due are paid by Care Visions Fostering.

In addition to financial help, Care Visions offer full training and support to all our newly approved foster carers […]

Becoming a Foster Parent

July 20th, 2017|

The first preference is to try and place the child into the care of a relative or a family member. The assessment process is similar to the general one used for Foster Carers, although in rare cases, children can be placed with relatives living in a different country.

In April 2015, there were almost 6000 […]

Fostering in Ireland

July 20th, 2017|

Fostering Ireland

Fostering in Ireland means looking after somebody else’s child in your own home either long term or short term basis. Voluntary fostering occurs when a child is placed in a foster home because the parent or legal guardian has asked for help and fostering through a court order occurs when a judge decides […]