Helpline: 01 458 5123

Office: 01 459 9474 

IFCA Useful Links

Here are some third party sites with information which we think you might find useful, however as we do not control the information on these sites, any information received from these third party sites do not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Irish Foster Care Association.

Adoption Authority of Ireland



Children's Rights Alliance

Department of Children & Youth Affairs

Department of Social Protection


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Ireland

Focus Ireland

Health Service Excutive (HSE)


Irish Care Leavers Network

International Foster Care Organisation

Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs

Ombudsman for Children Child and Family Agency

Families with Children in Care
A guide for families with children in care has been compiled by advocacy workers from Limerick, Clare and North Tipperary with valued input from parents who have children in care and from the HSE staff from these areas. More details are available from:

The Family Advocacy Service - Tel: 061 314111


Private Fostering Agencies

Fostering First Ireland

Five Rivers

Orchard Childrens Services

Fostercare Ireland

Origins Foster Care

Compass cfs