EPIC (formerly IAYPIC) is an independent association that works throughout the Republic of Ireland, with and for children and young people who are currently living in care or who have had an experience of living in care. This includes those in residential care, foster care, hostel, high support & special care. EPIC also works with young people preparing to leave care and in aftercare.
- To advocate at a national and local level for the rights of young people in and with care experience.
- To organise and amplify the voices of young people in and with care experience.
- To base our advocacy on meaningful engagement with young people, documented data and commissioned research.