There may be many reasons why you may be considering transferring to a new agency. You may be relocating to a new home or unhappy with your current agency, or maybe you are looking for a new challenge. We will make it a seamless process to transfer to Compass Fostering Services and support you once you have made the decision to move agencies to us. We deliver the Best Quality Supports Services and Training to Foster Carers. These include:

24/7 Support - Our Carers can contact a member of the fostering team 24 hours a day, 7 days a week & 365 days a year for Support.
Outreach Support - Every Foster Carer and Foster Child has a Fostering Support Worker, who will work alongside you every step of the way to support the relationship between both the Carer and Child.
Supervision - Regular supervision will be provided to Foster Carers from fully qualified and trained Link Social Worker.
Carer Team Meetings- These meetings allow Foster Carers the opportunity to discuss the needs of the Children & Young Person they look after. It also gives Carers the chance to discuss and share approaches they have found to be useful & beneficial.
Training - All Foster Carers engage in our comprehensive training programme.
External Supports - Every Foster Carer is provided membership to Irish Foster Care Association (IFCA) with legal insurance each year.
Conferences - Foster Carers are invited to attend Conferences related to Fostering, Attachments & Social Pedagogy.

Transferring agency is straight forward in most cases, and you have every right to do so. We will follow all relevant procedures set out in the Foster Care Committee: Policy, Procedure and Best Practice Guidance to support Foster Carers wishing to transfer agency to Compass Fostering Services.

You can start today in a very simple way by making contact via or calling 061 622040 to enquire more about how to transfer to Compass Fostering Services.

"The great gift of Human Beings is that we have the power of Empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other."

If you would like to make a referral or looking to discuss placement options for a child, children or young people with Compass Fostering Services, please contact Colin Scanlan 061 622040 or email

"Seven things every child needs to hear: I love you, I'm proud of you, I'm sorry, I forgive you, I'm listening. This is your responsibility. You have what it takes to succeed."