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This week we delivered a training course to our foster carers on Therapeutic Parenting, a key parenting style for foster carers to adopt.
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Few more photographs have just arrived for our creative competition. Deadline is apporaching, will there be any more from our foster families and staff?
For the latest updates and competition enteries head over over to our Instagram page - @family_fostercare and give us a follow!
So we are halfway through Foster Care Fortnight and the entries from our families, carers and staff for our own competition are still rolling in.
Even Humphrey is wearing a new designer jumper - check it out !!!
Beautiful words written by one of our placed children about one of the tallest flowers.
My Sunflower Poem
Oh Wow !
Our Humphrey has been busy making a face mask to stay safe during this strange time.
Over the next two weeks, Foster Care Fortnight aims to raise the profile of fostering and the transformational power of fostercare.
The Foster Care Network states - "We believe that foster care changes futures - the futures of fostered children and young people and the futures of the foster families who care for them."
Talk to us about fostering
Monday 15th - Wednesday 17th April
Cornbow Shopping Centre, Halesowen
Staff in our Yorkshire and East Midlands region were celebrating recently after the latest Ofsted inspection judged the service to be 'Good' overall, and highlighted many areas of first class practice especially in terms of children's wellbeing and support for foster carers and families.
This was a fun-filled family event which brought people together and enabled them to share a day out… and of course a lot of chocolate. It was thoroughly enjoyed by all who attended.
It’s that time of year again and the return of the FFC Summer BBQ, but this time at our new Top Barn offices. As the weather was on our side this year, it was another fantastic day for the children, carers and staff with fun filled activities and delicious food.
Family Fostercare are launching a lending library of therapeutic books for our looked-after children, foster carers and foster families across all our offices around the country to use and enjoy.
It's #FCF17 Fostercare Fortnight which is all the excuse we need to ramble on about some of the different aspects of fostering and of becoming a foster carer.
Skye, one of our foster children in the West Midlands, was recently presented with a brand new iPad Air 2 for winning an internet safety themed competition organised by Guardian Saints and sponsored by BT to celebrate Internet Safety Day.
The West Midlands region’s 3rd Children’s Council took place on Thursday 1st June with 6 children aged between 12 – 15 in attendance. As a reward for their hard work and feedback the group moved on to let off a bit of steam at Ice Quest laser quest centre!
It’s not the first time the SnapChat instant messaging app has hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons, but its latest feature upgrade Snap Maps is giving foster carers and anyone involved in safeguarding vulnerable children extreme cause for concern.
In the first event of an action packed summer activity line-up, children from our Worcester and Dudley offices visited Blackwell Adventure Centre for some good old-fashioned outdoor fun.
For our latest summer adventure, foster families from FFC Dudley and Worcester tried their hands - well, their feet actually - at a spot of Footgolf. (Yes, it is actually a thing!)
There was a fantastic turn out for our Summer BBQ at Beech Bank again this year, and even the sun made a welcome appearance just in time to ensure the children could really make the most of all the fun outdoor activities lined up for them.
The summer holiday activities for our children in Worcester and Dudley with a horse riding lesson at Cobbles Academy in Dudley.
This is an example recruitment event post.
We are holding a recruitment event on 17th May 2018 at Costa Coffee Shop in Doncaster.
Everyone who is interested in fostering is welcome to come along for a chat.