At Foster Care Ireland (FCI) our team of professional social workers is there for you. We support you as a foster carer. FCI is with you every step of the way and will provide an individually tailored package to support you and help you develop the skills to meet the needs of the child in your care.

Ciara leads our administration.

Ciara is our office administrator and the point of contact when you call the office. She is responsible for our records and information systems ensuring that FCI runs efficiently. Ciara also has direct experience of working with children in the care system.

Lesa is FCI’s Fostering Service Lead

Lesa has a wealth of experience and deep understanding of the needs and demands on those working with children in care.  She sees that the service operates to a high standard and that our foster carers have the support, training and access to services to enable them to nurture the children and young people in their care. 

Our Fostering Social Workers

Vicky is our link fostering social worker and has over four years’ experience of fostering in Ireland.  Vicky’s assesses prospective foster carers in addition to her primary task of providing support, supervision, training and guidance to our approved foster carers. 

David is our CEO

David leads the organisation with the confidence and professionalism that ensures good governance. He is responsible for the delivery of FCI’s 3-year plan in line with the quality and performance objectives agreed with the Director.

FCI’s Sessional workers

FCI  draws on a panel of professionally qualified and experienced social workers who work with us to undertake Form F fostering assessments.