Fundraising for India – A Little Goes A Long Way

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As a social enterprise, Fostering First Ireland are working at all times to put people and community first. Our vision is to make a positive and lasting difference for children and families. FFI works as part of the larger Core Assets Group based in the UK.  They, along with other global stakeholders have set up a charitable […]

10 Questions – Link Social Worker

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10 Questions – Link Social Worker. Michelle has been a Link Social Worker with FFI for almost five years having previously worked with Tusla – The Child and Family Agency. She was kind enough to sit down for a quick chat about the role of the Link Social Worker and also her own experience as […]

Fostering First Ireland – Public Sector Award Winners 2016

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Fostering First Ireland are delighted to announce that we have been selected as the outright winners of the 2016 Public Sector Award for provision of fostering services. This award recognises that FFI provides high quality and well matched foster placements for children in the care of Tusla (The Child and Family Agency). FFI would not […]

Myth Busters

There are many myths and misconceptions about fostering. Who can foster? Who can’t? Do I have to be married? Does it matter I’m gay? We asked people like you to share your questions on Facebook, or to talk to us in person so we could shed a little light on the matter. Myth Busters is […]

Core Assets ranked in Stonewall’s top 100 employers list for 6th consecutive year

For the 6th consecutive year children’s services group Core Assets has once again been named as one of Britain’s best employers for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) staff by leading gay rights charity Stonewall. With headquarters in Bromsgrove, Core Assets has been placed 55 out of an overall entry of more than 400 companies to […]

Core Assets wins West Midlands Employer of the Year in Stonewall Awards

As part of the Core Assets family, Fostering First Ireland is extremely proud to report that Core Assets has won the West Midlands Employer of the Year Award at the 2015 Workplace Equality Index Awards in Birmingham, England. The event was hosted last month by Stonewall, a leading national gay rights charity. This award acts […]

Key Assets Review

Key Assets is part of the Core Assets Group and together we provide foster care and children’s services across four continents. This publication serves a dual purpose. Firstly to review the developments of Key Assets during the last two years, in particular our expansion, and secondly to mark the rebrand of our company. In 2005 […]

Foster carers needed for older children & young people

Fostering First Ireland has an increased need for foster carers to take children and young people aged between 10 and 18 years old. We provide a wide range of support and training services to assist our foster carers in taking older placements. This includes: 24 hour support, 7 days a week, 365 days a year Foster carer […]