Northern Ireland is suffering from a shortage of foster carers. At Care Visions, we know the impact such a shortage is having on children and young people. It means that, too often, children are moved from home to home, split up from their brothers and sisters and may need to change schools or live […]
Care Visions Fostering Ireland is a professional, ‘not for profit’ organisation. We recruit, train, assess and approve foster carers throughout Ireland and are passionate about providing all young people in our care, from babies to young adults, with the most supportive, safe and consistent environment possible. We assure that all of our potential foster […]
Once approved, Care Visions Fostering, provides full comprehensive training for all our carers. You will be allocated a social worker who provides you with individual supervision. You will also have access to additional 24 hour support from a skilled social work team. We take the views of foster carers very seriously and you will […]
After your initial enquiry to Care Visions Fostering, an information pack and an enquiry form will be sent.
Once Care Visions receives your enquiry form, and we believe you have the qualities of a potential foster carer, an initial home visit will be made to you by a member of the Care Visions team, and […]
Fostering is a formal arrangement for a child or young person to be looked after by an adult or family when they cannot be cared for by their birth parents. This may be for several reasons, which range from ill health to neglect or abuse.
Fostering aims to provide children with a loving family environment […]