Have you thought of making a big difference in a child’s life?
Tusla National Fostering Week takes place from October 14th to 20th. A large number of events are taking place nationwide to coincide with the week - at various times, dates and venues.
Tusla now needs:
Tusla is the only organisation that provides a statutory fostering service to the public.
You don’t have to be perfect to be a perfect foster carer. What you must have is a strong desire to provide a child with nurturing environment in which they can develop. In return, you will gain the satisfaction from helping a child to reach their potential in life, and doing so, creating a long-lasting legacy of change.
Across Ireland some 4,254 Tusla foster carers open their homes to 5,511 children.
Tusla owe our foster carers in each county a big debt of gratitude. Our foster carers are invisible heroes.
We are celebrating them during Tusla National Fostering Week for the transformative, enriching and empowering work they do.
But don’t take our word for it, children in their care have told of the invaluable influence that Tusla foster carers have had on their lives: