Tusla - Ireland's Child & Family Agency

Our Dublin North East fostering teams are currently undertaking a campaign to recruit foster carers living in North Dublin, Meath, Louth, Cavan and Monaghan.  If you are interested in becoming a foster carer, you can contact our team by phone, by completing the online enquiry form or you can come along to one of our information evenings.  You can also view our information leaflet by clicking here.

For more information about foster care continue to fostering.ie

086 1833760 or 086 1833761

Online enquiry form (please use a PC or laptop if completing the enquiry form)

You can register your interest in becoming a Foster Carer by completing our Online Enquiry Form and a member of our Foster Team will contact you at a time that suits you. 

Come and see us at one of our Information Evenings where will we will be happy to provide you with all the information you need.


Listen to our campaign radio advertisment 


ReMoved - A thought provoking and moving short film from a child's perspective


The media clips below offer first-hand accounts of fostering from foster parents.  It's a great chance to find the inside story on fostering.

Listan back to Today FM's Saturday Breakfast with Alison Curtis (go to 28 mins).  Alison speaks with Lisa, a Social Work Team Leader with Tusla, Wayne, a Care Leaver and Caroline, a Foster Parent, about foster care and the foster care recruiment campaign in Dublin North East.  (23/01/16)

Listen back to RTE Radio 1's Ray D'Arcy show.  Ray speaks with Caroline and Leonie who give an honest and frank insight into their time as foster parents.  (20/05/15)

Fostering: 'Hard work, heartache and the highest of highs' - View The Irish Times Life & Style article on fostering. Ann and Declan from Tralee provide an insight into becoming a foster parent (28/04/15)

Listen back to RTE Radio 1's Today with Sean O'Rourke, where experienced foster mothers, the fostering team in Dublin North City and Gordon Jeyes, Chief Executive, Child and Family Agency, talk about foster care and the recruitment campaign in Dublin North City (10/11/14)

View The Journal.ie's opinion article  ‘I used to think foster parents were very special people. I now know they are very ordinary people.’  Caroline and Emmet provide an interesting insight into being a foster parent. (11/11/14)


Continue to fostering.ie


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