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The International Foster Care Organisation (IFCO) is an international network dedicated solely to the promotion and support of family based foster care across the world. We are a volunteer and member based organisation providing a multi-cultural platform for young people, foster carers, social workers, academics, researchers, volunteers, media, policy makers and others to network and share information on a global basis. IFCO fully supports recent UN legislation stating that all children have the right to a family and our role is to enable the exchange of information through our conferences, consultation and networking to facilitate improvement and promotion of this model within a fostering environment.

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Welcome to the IFCO news and blogs section.

Here you can stay updated on all our latest news and developments and see what’s going on in the world of international Foster Care through our dedicated blog.

We encourage all our members to get involved with IFCO by posting comments on this website or by following our facebook page.

Apply for the IFCO 2016 Pat Whelan Youth Fund Award
Post date: 25/05/2016
The International Foster care Organisation (IFCO) is calling for care leavers to apply for the IFCO 2016 Pat Whelan Youth Fund Award.
IFCO 2016 European Conference: deadlines extended
Post date: 13/05/2016
Deadlines for paper submissions and early bird registration for International Foster Care Organisation's 2016 European Conference have been extended until 13 June 2016.
The next IFCO Conference destination: Sheffield, UK, September 2016
Post date: 01/04/2016
IFCO 2016 European Conference will take place on 1-4 September 2016 in Sheffield, the 4th largest city in England at the heart of the UK.

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