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Fostering Attainment and Achievement

Fostering Attainment and Achievement is one of a range of innovative programmes that The Fostering Network runs to improve foster care and outcomes for fostered young people.

For more information about Fostering Attainment and Achievement telephone The Fostering Network in Northern Ireland on 028 9070 5056, email our Northern Ireland office.  

For media enquiries regarding Fostering Attainment and Achievement email The Fostering Network's media team or phone 020 7620 6441.

Fostering Kinship Support

Fostering Kinship Support is one of a range of innovative programmes that The Fostering Network runs to improve outcomes for kinship families.

For more information about Fostering Kinship Support telephone The Fostering Network in Northern Ireland on 028 9070 5056 or email Nikki Gregg

Shaping the future in Northern Ireland

Kathleen Toner, director of The Fostering Network in Northern Ireland, outlines our role in shaping the proposed new children’s legislation in Northern Ireland and the merits of updating the law

Education: Helping young people succeed

Yvonne Kielt is a development worker for the Fostering Achievement scheme in Northern Ireland and in this blog describes how she has seen the positive influence the programme has had.

BBC NI Appeal: Dianne's Story

Foster carer Dianne features in our new BBC appeal that aired on Northern Ireland television today. The film called for more people to consider fostering and change the lives of more children in care.

BBC NI Appeal: Joseph's story

Joseph is a 23-year-old care leaver who features in The Fostering Network’s new BBC appeal calling for more people to consider becoming foster carers. The appeal will air in Northern Ireland on BBC One at 3.45pm during Community Life.

Northern Ireland Foster Care Awards

Northern Ireland Foster Care Awards 2019

The Fostering Network's annual Northern Ireland Foster Care Awards recognise and celebrate the contribution individual foster and kinship carers make towards the lives of children in foster care.

This year's awards ceremony will be held on Saturday 16 November in Titanic Belfast. Nominations for this year's awards are now closed.

2018's awards

2018's ceremony took place in the Hilton Hotel, Belfast on Saturday 12 May 2018.  

Step Up Step Down

Step Up Step Down is one of a number of innovative programmes run by The Fostering Network.

For more information about Step Up Step Down email Jade Irwin

For media enquiries regarding the programme email The Fostering Network’s media team or phone 020 7620 6441.


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