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— May 3, 2017

3rd May 2017 - IFCA Welcomes the HIQA overview of 2016 regulation of social care and healthcare

The Irish Foster Care Association (IFCA) welcomes…

— April 20, 2017

HIQA inspection report on Dublin Mid-Leinster - Dublin South Central Area

IFCA welcomes the HIQA inspection report on the…

— April 5, 2017

IFCA Welcomes the Review of the Child Care Act announced by the Minister for Children & Youth Affairs

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs…


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The Irish Foster Care Association is the representative body for foster care in Ireland. Child-centred and rights-based, IFCA promotes excellence in foster care for all those involved.


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