Foster Carer of the Year Awards 2018

Foster Care Fortnight marks the largest UK wide recruitment event. More Foster Carers are needed here in Northern Ireland. There are almost 3000 children and young people looked after here Northern Ireland, 78% are cared for by foster carers.

The overarching theme of Foster Carer Fortnight 2018 is “foster care transforms lives”. Children and young people living with foster carers lives are truly transformed when their foster carers have the same hopes and aspiration for them as they have for their own birth children. Confidence is built, talents are developed and ambitions are achieved.

Una Carragher Manager of the Regional Adoption and Fostering Service thanked all the Foster Carers their families and friends for their continued commitment care and attention to our children and young people, which is appreciated beyond words.

Foster Carer of the Year and Foster Carers of Distinction gallery

Kinship Foster Carer of the Year and Kinship Foster Carers of Distinction gallery