Aims & Objectives

Aims of “The Irish Aftercare Network”

‘Providing support to people working with Care Leavers’

The overarching aim of the Irish Aftercare Network is to create better outcomes for Care Leavers in Ireland. This is achieved through providing support to people working with Care Leavers.


  • Share and promote models of best practice in Aftercare
  • Collate and disseminate evidence based information
  • Develop a directory of services and resources
  • Provide peer support and access to training
  • Lobby, contribute and inform the development of standards for young people leaving care
  • Quarterly network meetings for Aftercare Workers
  • National Annual Conference
  • Promote knowledge exchange