611, 2019

TV personality, podcaster and foster carer Debbie Douglas presented with prestigious national fostering award

By | November 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Debbie Douglas, well-known to many from The Only Way is Essex and hit podcast The Brights, has today (Monday 9 September) been awarded The Fostering Network’s President’s Award for her exceptional contribution to fostering. Debbie, along [...]

511, 2019

Freedom Fostering Update | October 2019

By | November 5th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

September 2019 Achiever of the Month A big thank you to The Alex Timpson Trust for funding this project. We want to congratulate our Achiever of the Month for September. They settled in well into Year One [...]

1110, 2019

Eleanor Smith MP visits Freedom Fostering

By | October 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eleanor Smith MP visited Freedom Fostering for the second time on 12th September 2019. This is the first visit from the MP following our recent Ofsted rating of Outstanding.  She congratulated us on our Ofsted [...]

110, 2019

‘Children’s services need to integrate to improve – here’s how’

By | October 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Seconding staff from the full range of children's services into integrated teams would help tackle the disjointed working at the heart of the sector's problems, argues Dr Chris Hanvey It is indisputable that children’s services [...]

110, 2019

Foster carers describe the positive impact of fostering

By | October 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

A young same-sex couple have described the positive impact fostering has had on their lives in a bid to inspire others to do the same. Natalie and Terri (above) fostered two sisters, aged four months [...]

110, 2019

Freedom Fostering Visits Shropshire!

By | October 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

After the success of this summer's visit to Shropshire, many of our children and young people asked to go back again. So, from Friday 27 to Sunday 29 September, we visited Shropshire on a residential [...]