Family Fostercare

Family Fostercare

Wednesday, 17 November 2021 16:09

Autumn Newsletter

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Monday, 01 November 2021 09:57

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween!
From our very own spooky coven to yours!
These photos were taken at our Halloween parties in both Yorkshire and Cumbria this week.

#halloween2021 #happyhalloween #familyfostercare #fosterfamilies #halloweenparty

 

Friday, 29 October 2021 13:42

Are you all ready for Halloween Weekend?

Are you all ready for Halloween Weekend
 
We can’t wait to see what you all get up to! Make sure to tag us in your spooky pictures
 
 
Friday, 29 October 2021 13:39

Paediatric first aid training

Paediatric first aid training is a mandatory training our foster carers undertake every 3 years. Well done to the carers in Cumbria who completed their training last week and the carers in Doncaster who completed it today. Our Beverley carers will be receiving this next week.
 
Friday, 29 October 2021 13:38

Happy Friday

Happy Friday! It’s time to celebrate, whatever you are up to this weekend make sure you enjoy every moment
 
Friday, 29 October 2021 13:36

Humphrey bear visit to Diablo Desserts

Over the summer Humphrey bear went for a visit to Diablo Desserts

he gave it a glowing review!
 
Friday, 29 October 2021 13:33

Sons & Daughters Month

It’s Sons & Daughters Month
 
This month we celebrate the hard work and dedication of the children of foster carers. The Fostering Network run this event every year to raise awareness and show thanks to the young people helping to make foster families.
All of the sons & daughters in our agency have now been sent their celebration pack which includes a certificate, thank you letter and invitation to our celebration day.
From all of us, thank you to our Sons & Daughters
 
Monday, 13 September 2021 11:41

Summer Newsletter

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Thursday, 20 May 2021 15:46

Driving Tests

A huge well done to 2 young people in our agency, one has passed their driving theory test this week and the other has passed their practical driving test!
Wednesday, 19 May 2021 15:45

Welcome Boxes

Every child who comes into our agency gets a welcome box.
Tuesday, 18 May 2021 15:42

Birthday

We care so that she can be a princess on her birthday! Another little one in our agency celebrating in style ?‍♀️
Friday, 14 May 2021 15:13

Mental Health

Can you recognise which of these children are struggling with their mental health?
Thursday, 06 May 2021 17:30

Training Course

This week we delivered a training course to our foster carers on Therapeutic Parenting, a key parenting style for foster carers to adopt.

Monday, 05 April 2021 15:03

Foster Walk

Some of our staff members have started signing up for The Fostering Network’s event Foster Walk taking place over Fostercare Fortnight.
Monday, 26 April 2021 11:52

Spring Newsletter

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Friday, 22 May 2020 17:34

Competition Entries Part 4

Few more photographs have just arrived for our creative competition.  Deadline is apporaching, will there be any more from our foster families and staff?

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For the latest updates and competition enteries head over over to our Instagram page - @family_fostercare and give us a follow!

One of our latest enteries that you can see on our Instagram is a wonderful Magic Show from one of our young people.

 

 

 

 

Friday, 22 May 2020 12:46

Competition Entries Part 3

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 !!!

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Friday, 22 May 2020 12:31

Sunflower Poem

Beautiful words written by one of our placed children about one of the tallest flowers.

 

My Sunflower Poem

 

Smiley

Understanding

Never sad

Fabulous

Lovely

Oh Wow !

Wonderful

Excellent

Remarkable

 

Sunflower

Monday, 18 May 2020 09:13

Competition Entries Part 2

Even more entries, for our very own creative competition during Foster Care Fortnight have arrived.

Wednesday, 13 May 2020 14:29

Humphrey says 'Stay Safe'

Our Humphrey has been busy making a face mask to stay safe during this strange time.

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Tuesday, 12 May 2020 18:26

Competition Entries

Our Family Fostercare, Foster Care Fortnight competition has already generated some great enteries.

Monday, 11 May 2020 11:04

How to make a smoothie - Life Skills

Find out how to make a nutritious fruit smoothie by clicking the Read More link below.  

Monday, 11 May 2020 08:37

Foster Care Fortnight 2020

#FCF20

We are now registered with the National Occupational Stadards (NOS)

 

Over the next two weeks, Foster Care Fortnight aims to raise the profile of fostering and the transformational power of fostercare.

Thursday, 09 May 2019 12:33

#FCF19

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." 

Monday, 18 February 2019 13:02

Women's Lifestyle Event

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.

Thursday, 12 April 2018 16:33

Cadbury World Trip

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.

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 12:52

FFC Summer BBQ 2018

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.

Thursday, 02 March 2017 15:46

First Child Placed Turns 24

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 15:43

FFC Launching Lending Library

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.

Thursday, 11 May 2017 14:15

#FCF17 Foster Care Fortnight Blog

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.

Tuesday, 04 July 2017 18:44

FFC Foster Child Wins iPad

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.

Thursday, 06 July 2017 18:30

3rd Children's Council

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!

Friday, 07 July 2017 18:18

Snap Chat a Real Concern

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.

Saturday, 29 July 2017 18:10

Let The Summer Fun Begin!

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.

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 17:58

Foster Families Try Their Feet at Footgolf!

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!)

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 17:45

Summer BBQ 2017

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.

Friday, 01 September 2017 17:37

Horse Riding at Cobbles Academy

The summer holiday activities for our children in Worcester and Dudley with a horse riding lesson at Cobbles Academy in Dudley.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 16:44

Summer Camp 2017 Video

Simple Pleasures and Happy Days - FFC's family photo album video of Summer Camp 2017

Thursday, 19 April 2018 12:33

Recruitment Event, 17th May

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.