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Appeal for new Foster Carers

— January 23, 2018

You may have seen in the news this week, Barnardo’s launch a campaign in the Daily Mail to encourage more people to consider becoming foster carers

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Help us support siblings from separation

— November 20, 2017

Our recent news post regarding a shortage of foster carers in the Midlands has been followed by a report from ITV on Saturday morning, specifically relating to the shortage of carers for sibling groups in Wolverhampton.

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Why Couldn't You Foster?

— November 17, 2017

Last month we posted several news articles on the crisis facing the Foster Care system in the North West of England.  The figures are alarming but it shouldn’t be forgotten that this is a reality facing the whole of the UK.

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Who made the blueberry muffins?

— October 27, 2017

On Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th October 2017, Family Care hosted Macmillan Coffee morning’s at our offices in Preston and Wolverhampton.

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'Huge Surge' in numbers of children in care

— October 20, 2017

Last week, concerning details came to light through various news outlets regarding a ‘huge surge’ in the number of children in care. 

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The Role of a Placement Officer

— October 4, 2017

Wondering what we're up to?  Take a look at our summary of a day in the life of a Placement Officer...

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Foster Carers Urgently Needed!

— September 22, 2017

Do you have a spare bedroom?  Do you have a full driving license and car?  Have you thought about becoming a Foster Carer?

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Secure Base Training Day

— September 19, 2017

On Wednesday 13th September, Family Care foster carers and staff from all services travelled from as far as Fleetwood in Lancashire to attend Secure Base training in Stoke with Secure Base Co-Founder Gillian Schofield.  

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Foster Carers Needed in Lancashire

— September 15, 2017

Earlier this week, the Lancashire Evening Post highlighted concerns regarding a shortage of Foster Carers in the Lancashire area...

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Summer Holiday PGL

— August 1, 2017

What makes Family Care Fostering different to other fostering agencies? Well, for one, each year we organise and facilitate a PGL Adventure Summer Camp for children and young people.It’s great fun for young people and a welcome short break for foster carers.

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Eden House is Outstanding!

— April 21, 2017

Congratulations to the team at Eden House - they've been rated Outstanding in all categories on their latest inspection. Well done team!

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Therapy Village Access School

— April 11, 2017

Wow! It's exciting times once more at our fantastic school in rural Shropshire...

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Pancake Recipe

— February 28, 2017

Pancake (Shrove) Tuesday signals the start of the countdown towards Easter. Here’s our recipe for some damn fine pancakes…we hope you enjoy!

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Access is Good!

— October 6, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Ofsted have this week published their latest Inspection Report on our fabulous school in rural Shropshire...

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Chloe's Story

— September 29, 2016

Chloe, a recent care leaver from Family Care, has kindly shared her story to give an insight into the difference foster care has made to her life...

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