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Yearly Archives: 2018

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Foster Care Fortnight 2018 | 14 – 27 May 2018

Foster Care Fortnight 2018 will take place from 14 to 27 May. Foster Care Fortnight is the UK’s biggest foster care awareness raising campaign, delivered by leading fostering charity, The Fostering Network. Established for almost 20 years, the campaign showcases the commitment, passion and dedication of foster carers. It also supports fostering services to highlight [...]

By | April 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dunelm Wolverhampton Contributes Towards Sensory Corner

In our efforts to help create an inviting environment for children and young people coming into the Agency, we are always on the hunt for new and exciting ideas to convert rooms for relaxation areas. Recently, Becky has been focusing on creating a Sensory Corner in our Education Room.  This largely involves researching and finding [...]

By | April 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer Family Activities in Wolverhampton & Black Country

There are some exciting summer family activities coming up in Wolverhampton & Black Country, and we've picked the best ones for you and your brood to enjoy some quality time together! 11 & 12 April - Little Skippers: Easter Fun! Dudley Canal Tunnel And Limestone Mines Birmingham New Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4SB Our hugely [...]

By | April 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wolverhampton Supermarkets Deliver On Their Easter Promise!

ASDA Wolverhampton have historically been very supportive of our families around Easter and Christmas, and this year they did not disappoint.  We were delighted to have been contacted by the ASDA team who were kind enough to donate over 40 chocolate Easter eggs this year for the children in our care. We have always worked [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Helping Recognise Achievements

As Life Story Work and recognition of achievements is essential to each child in care, we are now creating an Achievement Room on the top floor of Freedom HQ so that we can showcase all of the achievements, progress and certificates of every child and young person that comes into our care. At Christmas, we [...]

By | March 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fun at Half Term 2018!

During every school holiday, we are dedicated to providing quality activities for all of the children in our care to attend.  Over half term, we enjoyed a few visits out and around Birmingham and the Black Country. Head Over Heels Based in Kingswinford, Head Over Heels is a beautiful unique salon that specialises in parties; princess, pamper, catwalk [...]

By | March 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Is GDPR Affecting The Fostering Industry?

Regardless of whether you see the recent introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as a welcome revolution or a bewildering disruption, the argument that new rules are needed to protect citizens’ data is largely undisputed. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new EU directive due to come into force in May which poses significant challenges [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Feeding Your Family On A Budget

Feeding a growing family on a budget can be a challenge with the rising cost of popular food and differing tastes. Factor in the time it takes to make some dishes, it can put off even the most motivated parent. So what would you say if we could show you easy delicious and healthy meals that [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Raising The Awareness of Children’s Mental Health Week

The 5 to 11 February 2018 marks Children's Mental Health Week.   During this time, we’re encouraging children, young people and adults to celebrate their uniqueness. It’s all about #BeingOurselves! When we have a positive view of ourselves it can help us to cope with life’s challenges, and recognising the different qualities of others can allow [...]

By | February 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celebrating Our Foster Carers At Christmas

Every year ensure that we show our foster carers how appreciative of their efforts we are, and this year was no different! As something new, we hosted a Christmas Tree competition to see who would decorate their house in the most creative and fun way for the children and young people in their care.  We [...]

By | February 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments