Activities for kinship foster carers and foster carers in Northern Ireland

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The Fostering Network in Northern Ireland is offering residential and single day activities for kinship carers and fostering families during March, April and May 2016, funded by the Department of Culture Arts and Leisure, through the Together Building United Communities programme.

We are offering kinship foster carers from each of the Health and Social Care Trusts the opportunity to participate in a one night residential with a focus on improving health and well-being in a relaxed environment. Attendees will also have the opportunity to gain an OCN Level 1 Award in Healthy Living.

12 – 13 March 2016                  
Burrendale Hotel, Newcastle, County Down – for kinship foster carers from Belfast, South Eastern and Southern Health and Social Care Trust 

9 – 10 April 2016                         
Burrendale Hotel, Newcastle, County Down – for kinship foster carers from Belfast, South Eastern and Southern Health and Social Care Trust 

23 – 24 April 2016                
Belmore Court Hotel, Enniskillen – for foster carers from the Western Health and Social Care Trust 

30 April – 1 May 2016                 
Ramada Hotel, Portrush – for foster carers from the Northern Health and Social Care Trust 

Additionally we are holding series of activity days focused on promoting health and wellbeing for the whole foster family. Families who attend will also receive family passes to return to an activity centre.

Monday 28 March 2016            
Jungle NI, Moneymore – for families from the Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Tuesday 29 March 2016           
Todd’s Leap, Ballygawley – for families from the Western Health and Social Care Trust 

Thursday 31 March 2016          
Colin Glen, Belfast – for families from the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust

Friday 1 April 2016                                 
“We are Vertigo” Adventure Centre, Belfast – for families from the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Saturday 16 April 2016           
Lurgaboy Adventure Centre, County Armagh – for families from the Southern Health and Social Care Trust

To find out more, and to register, please contact Kellie, Emma, or Mikhaila on 028 9070 5056

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.