We believe you can foster
If you live in Northern Ireland and are interested in fostering a child, we're here to help.
Here at Barnardo's Fostering Northern Ireland, our team of dedicated social workers will support you throughout the whole of your fostering journey.
The rewards are huge. Knowing you've made a difference to a vulnerable child's life is something that will stay with you forever.
Get in touch
We can talk you through the fostering process and answer all your questions.
Join our virtual events to find out more about fostering.
Mon, 25 January 2021, from 10am - 12pm
Have you wondered whether it's time to take a leap into fostering? Then join our discussion and speak to someone who has.
Foster a child
There are many different reasons why families start to foster but they all wish to make a difference to the lives of children and young people in care.
Rosie and Sue's story
Rosie and Sue step in to provide short breaks and bridging placements to children and young people when needed.
Our statement of purpose (see below) gives you detailed information about Barnardo's Professional Fostering Northern Ireland, and how we achieve good outcomes for the children in our care.