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Women's Lifestyle Event - Cancelled

Five Rivers Fostering have been informed that the Women's Lifestyle Event scheduled to take place in Mahon Point shopping centre from 27th - 30th March has been cancelled.

Five Rivers Coffee Morning (17th February)

There was a great turn out for Five Rivers Fostering's Limerick coffee morning, which was hosted at Miss Marples Tearooms. Foster carers come together on these coffee mornings for discussion and to build links with fellow foster families.

Five Rivers would like to thank Miss Marples Tearooms for hosting, and for all the foster carers who attended.

Upcoming Training - September 2016

Please find below a list of upcoming training for Five Rivers Foster Carers. These will take place during the month of September and carers can use their login details to get more information about times, locations, etc.

Cork
September 20th - Drug Awareness

Munster Family Fun Day - Kartworld Watergrasshill (4th August 2016)

Many thanks to foster carers, young people, and the Staff of Kartworld for a great day of activities on our recent fun day.

Over 70 participants enjoyed karting, archery, sumo wrestling, laser target shooting, and carnival games. A surprise highlight was the egg launch challenge at the end where engineering skills came to the fore! 

Five Rivers Fostering will be having another event before Christmas and foster family link workers will confirm the date during monthly meetings.

Family Fun Day (30th of March, 2016)

Great fun was had at Ballyhass Lakes over the Easter holidays. Over 55 foster children, their friends, foster carers and foster siblings took park in kayaking, ziplines, abseiling and high wire obstacle courses. Fair play to many who repeatedly scaled the climbing pole to take the leap of faith and catch the pull up bar! Some achievement at 40 feet in the air! Great credit is due to families who travelled from as far as South and West Cork, Clare and Waterford. 
 

Five Rivers Fostering Info Evening (Cork)

Could You Foster?
 
Five Rivers Fostering are holding an information evening at The Charleville Park Hotel on Monday 22nd February 2016 at 7.30pm.
 
In attendance will be Five Rivers Fostering social workers and some of our current foster carers. We will be giving a short presentation on fostering and answering questions.
 
If you are interested in attending this event and require more information, please feel free to contact our Cork office on: 021-7355977

Five Rivers Munster- End of Year Family Fun Day

Many thanks to the foster carers and young people who attend our end of year fun day at The Planet Cork on the 29th of November. Over 70 people enjoyed bowling, pool and finger food. Thanks also to the staff of The Planet who were very helpful on the day. Best wishes for the Festive season to all from the Munster team, Michelle, Edel, Mary, Katherine, Oonagh, Shane and Dawn!

Visit the Planet Cork website at: http://www.planetcork.ie/

Upcoming Training October - December 2015

Five Rivers Fostering have organised the following training for Five Rivers Carers from October to December 2015. Carers can access information regarding the time and location of each of these training events by using their private login details.

October

For Carers
20th Oct.               The Impact of Neglect (Dublin)
21st Oct.                The Foster Child in School (Dublin)

Munster Foster Carers Event

In recognition of the commitment and dedication of our carers Five Rivers are organising a social evening for Munster carers on the 3rd of October at 7pm.

Reminder - Activity Day in Cork (11th August)

Five Rivers isholding an Activity Day for Five Rivers Foster Carers on 11th August 2015. Carers can use their private login details to find out more information about this event, including the location and time of the event.

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