Transfer to Origins

The transfer process is simple and our dedicated team will guide you through each step of the process, answering all queries that you have.

What is the process?

We will have a chat to find out more about you and then seek your consent to contact your current agency for a reference.

We will then visit you at your home where we will discuss your history of fostering, your hopes for your fostering journey, and your training needs.

All transfers will need to undertake an updated Garda Vetting check and medical before the transfer can take place; we may also need to complete an up-to-date health and safety form.

We will then inform your current agency of your intention to transfer and request all files. Once all files are received and reviewed, agreement from all agencies and all checks are back, transfer is complete.

What support will you receive?

  1. 24/7 on call social work support
  2. Experienced allocated link worker for all families
  3. Ongoing relevant training
  4. Access to a network of professionals who are all have a trauma informed background
  5. Tailored individual support package
  6. Respite
  7. Support groups
  8. Fostering family fun days
  9. Self-care grants twice a year to all foster carers
  10. Newsletter
  11. IFCA membership & Legal Insurance
    Statutory foster payment and additional allowances

We welcome all enquiries from approved foster carers.

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