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Monthly Archives: June 2019

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Freedom Fostering Update | May 2019

Achievers of the Month May 2019 Achievers of the Month A big thank you to The Alex Timpson Trust for funding this project. - One for challenging oppression and discrimination - One for challenging oppression and discrimination  Bex completes Snowdon at Night 2019 Rebecca recently completed the Snowdon at Night 2019 event on 9 May, [...]

By | June 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

£15 million for project to reduce numbers of children in care

The new programme will be modelled on Family Drug and Alcohol Courts and Family Group Conferencing May 22, 2019 in Children Photo: Rido/Fotolia A new project to keep families together and reduce the number of children in care will be rolled out to 40 council areas through £15 million of government funding, it has been announced. The Department [...]

By | June 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Looked-after children and self-harm

Trigger warning This content discusses issues of self-harm, mental health and suicide. Please take the time to consider your own mental health, and seek support if you need it. In the UK, the Samaritans can be reached for free on 116 123. This article comprises excerpts taken from a new podcast on Community Care Inform about [...]

By | June 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thousands of new foster families needed this year to help change children’s futures

Over 8,500 foster families are needed across the UK over the next year according to new figures published by the UK’s leading fostering charity.  The Fostering Network calculates annual foster family recruitment targets, taking into account a number of factors including the percentage of the foster carer workforce leaving each year and the change in [...]

By | June 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments