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Meet Some of Our Carers

Carers and their families are all different, but they do have some similarities. They all want to make a difference to a child who needs help. They offer support and are prepared to invest in the children placed with them. They are advocates for the children they care for whilst providing a nurturing, warm family environment. Find out more about fostering from some of our carers:

 

Mary’s Story

Mary is a very capable woman who is passionate about fostering. As an FFI foster carer, Mary devotes her life to caring for some of society’s most troubled youngsters and she thrives on the work she does.

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Deirdre and Willie’s Story

Deirdre, her husband Willie and their three children have been fostering with FFI since 2007. During this time they have cared for 15 children and young people.

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Jackie and Magnus’ Story

Jackie and her husband Magnus have been fostering with us since 2007. Jackie explains how fostering has given her a new outlook on life.

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Martina and John’s Story

In 2007, our FFI link social worker brought us details about a 12 year old boy named Derek. He wasn’t going to school, he was drinking and abusing solvents, had recently been diagnosed with ADHD and was refusing to take his medication.

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