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.

Foster Care around the World
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IFCO COFFEE CONVERSATIONS

On the 8th and 9th of April 2020, IFCO hosted two ‘Coffee Conversations’ Webinars in partnership with The Care Leavers Association (CLA) and the Institute

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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.

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