Waterford

The Waterford Branch has a varied training schedule with events taking place most months during the year and they also hold a number of social and family activities including: an Easter party, summer party and a Christmas party. For more information on any of these events, please contact Patsy Stephens, Branch Chairperson. 


Branch Contact Details

Branch Chairperson: Patsy Stephens

Phone No: 085 198 2773

Email: ifcawaterford@gmail.com

Branch Committee Details

Chairperson: Patsy Stephens

Secretary: Mary Quinlan

Treasurer: John McGuire

Upcoming Branch Events

Information Session: Resolving Issues in Foster Care

Date:  Wednesday 5th December 2018

Venue: Tower Hotel, Waterford

Time: 10am-12pm

General Info: The information session will be presented by Peter O’Toole, Head of Support Service in the Irish Foster Care Association. It is based on a new information leaflet, published by IFCA in October 2018 ‘Guidance on Resolving Issues in Foster Care.' The session will offer comprehensive information on the topic based on best practice and current policy. There will also be an opportunity for Q&A open discussion. For members and non-members.

Contact: Patsy Stephens, Branch Chair

Waterford Branch AGM

Date: Thursday 15th November 2018

Venue: Clodaigh House, Portlaw, Co. Waterford

Time: 11.30am

General Info: The Waterford Branch will have their AGM in November. This will be a social event and tea/coffee & biscuits will be served. Members and non-members are welcome to attend.

Contact: Patsy Stephens, Branch Chair

The local TUSLA Child and Family Agency run Peer Support Groups on a monthly basis. The following information relates to the Waterford Area:

Peer Support Group

Date: TBC

Venue: Whitestrand, Abbeyside, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

Time: 10am-12pm

General Info: Peer Support Group Open to Tusla Foster Carers. There is no planned training at these events.

Contact Info: TUSLA Waterford Office 056 773 4884

Peer Support Group

Date: TBC

Venue: Clodaigh House, Portlaw, Co. Waterford

Time: 10am-12pm

General Info: Peer Support Group Open to Tusla Foster Carers. There is no planned training at these events.

Contact Info: TUSLA Waterford Office 056 773 4884