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Access is Back!

— September 6, 2016

Today is the first school day of the new academic year at our fabulous rural school in Shropshire…

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Could You Support Young Parents?

— July 28, 2016

Today, Family Care launched a public appeal in a bid to find, recruit and train more ‘parent and child’ foster carers. Do you have the skills and experience to help new parents succeed?

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A Poem by Dani

— July 11, 2016

Dani, a young person living with one of our foster families, shared this poem about foster care...

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The Secure Base

— July 11, 2016

In 2015, Family Care announced its decision to redesign the delivery of all its services around a single model. Our chosen model was the Secure Base...

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Fostering Open Days

— July 8, 2016

Could you foster a child? Why not pop along to one of our informal open days to find out more? We make a mean cup of tea you know...

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A Looked After Child’s View

— June 26, 2016

Our last article considered the feelings and emotions that are experienced by Foster Carers when a child enters their care. Now we consider how the child may feel when entering a foster a home.

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A Foster Carers View

— June 15, 2016

Fostering young people, whilst hugely rewarding, is challenging and there are a multitude of different thoughts, feelings and emotions that are experienced by foster carers when trying to do their best.

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Family Care Launches New Website

— June 2, 2016

Family Care are very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed Family Care website!

Our new website showcases all our services – our wonderful school in Shropshire, our vibrant children’s homes (many of which have been Ofsted outstanding for years) and in particular, our growing and popular fostering agency

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Liam's Blog

— May 17, 2016

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

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Access All Areas

— April 22, 2016

On Wednesday 27 April, the staff and pupils of Access School will welcome Family Care board members for the day as development plans for the school are refined.

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Midlands Open Days

— March 1, 2016

To complement our recruitment drive in the West Midlands, we will be holding Fostering Open Days at our offices on Tettenhall Road in Wolverhampton - click through for dates

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PGL Summer Camp

— February 29, 2016

Building on the successes of previous years, the Family Care Fostering team have announced the dates of this year's PGL trip. At the special request of young people, we have extended the camp by a further night making this year's trip a 3-night adventure.

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Secure Base Training

— February 22, 2016

On 20 January 2016, Staff and Senior Management from all regions came together to attend training in the Secure Base Model (Beek and Schofield 2004) in Stoke. The training forms part of Family Care’s strategy to move to a consistent framework for therapeutic caregiving and teaching across all our services.

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