Our overriding aim is to improve outcomes for looked after children and young people in England and Wales. To achieve this aim we are committed to working with other organisations such as Article 39, CAFCASS, NAIROMP, ADCS and other relevant organisations to influence the legal, policy and practice framework to benefit children and young people in care and care leavers.

(See links to NAIROMP, Article 39, Cafcass, ADCS,)  

NAIRO works to strengthen the understanding of the IRO role amongst children and young people, and children and family services across the statutory and voluntary sectors.

Becoming a member of NAIRO enables you to become part of a community of IRO practitioners which offers support, encouragement and advice. This is through :

  • Membership of the Google group.
  • Participation in the IRO annual conference at a reduced cost. The date of the next conference is  18.March 2021
  • Reduced cost for learning and development events
  • The opportunity to influence law policy and practice and to participate in the campaigns that NAIRO

NAIRO is currently working to develop its membership offer in the light of the impact of the restrictions of Covid 19. See breaking news for new information and progress – Link to Home page