Case Studies

Mark came into care when he was 9 years of age. This is his story and how his time in care shaped his life. Things weren’t really great, I was living with mum and she wasn’t the most stable at that time. I was in and out of school with suspensions, constantly in trouble and
I’ve been in foster care since I was 9 years old. My life was not what you would call tragic before I came into foster care but there were certainly reasons for me needing to come into care. Since I have been in care I have lived with family and I have lived with foster
Prior to coming into care Joseph (Joe) was in the care of his grandparents following the untimely death of his mother in 2011, he was 7 years old. Joe’s mother was an active drug user and he would have witnessed her substance abuse while in her care. Joe started using drugs aged thirteen when he

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Fostering First Ireland is part of a large global organisation, Key Assets, with fostering agencies from Australia, to Ireland, to America.