IFCO

Promoting quality family-based alternative care around the world

Welcome TO IFCO

IFCO is an international, not-for-profit, membership-based, organisation.

We provide a platform to advocate for increased and better family-based alternative care to improve the well-being and life-chances of children in care across the world.

WHAT WE DO

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ACT

IFCO acts to promote quality lives for children and young people in family based care

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SUPPORT

IFCO works to support foster and kinship carers

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INFLUENCE

IFCO seeks to influence policy on foster and kinship care

INformation about foster care

Info for foster and kinship carers

Understand the role of foster and kinship carers

Info for children and young people

Learn about the rights of children and young people in care. Find out about Pat Whelan fund support for young people at IFCO conferences.

Info for professionals

Find information relevant for those working in the field of foster and kinship care.

Foster care around the world

Explore the practice of foster care in different countries.

Foster Care around the World
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Happy World Children’s Day!

On behalf of IFCO, I join with everyone around the world to wish all children a happy World Children’s Day. Today is especially significant as

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Foster Care around the World
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Foster Care in Tanzania

The United Republic of Tanzania is country in East Africa formed as result of the union between the then Tanganyika (now Mainland Tanzania) and Zanzibar

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