Kathleen Toner, director of The Fostering Network in Northern Ireland, has written this blog for Foster Care Fortnight
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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.
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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.
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 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 ceremony took place in the Hilton Hotel, Belfast on Saturday 12 May 2018.