News from our West Midlands Region

All the news articles from Family Fostercare in the West Midlands region collected handily for you all in one place!

  • My Life As A Courgette

    Life As A CourgetteThe Courtyard in Hereford are offering our foster families and staff in the Herefordshire and Worcestershire area a discounted fee of only £3 per ticket to see this empowering and inspiring film animated film which is bound to resonate with our fostered children and all those who work with or are interested in working with looked after children.

  • Half Term Nerf Gun Fun

    nerfparty thumbA group of children from our West Midlands offices got together over the recent half-term for a high-energy afternoon of Nerf Gun fun at Russell Perks Martial Arts Academy.

  • #FCF17 Foster Care Fortnight Blog

    #FCF17It's #FCF17 Fostercare Fortnight which is all the excuse we need to ramble on about some of the different aspects of fostering and of becoming a foster carer.

  • Beech Bank Easter Party

    easter party 2017Foster families from our Worcester and Dudley offices joined FFC staff and Directors at Beech Bank for an afternoon of fun, food, friendship and a drop of magic thrown in at our lovely family Easter Party on 20th April.

  • 16 Smiling Teens at Young Driver Activity

    youngdriver thumbnailWant to know how to make teenagers smile? Put them behind the wheel at a Young Driver driving school, like 16 of our tweens and teens did last weekend when they attended our third Young Drivers event at the NEC in Birmingham, an activity which is proving to be a very firm favourite with our older children!

  • Climbing the Walls at 2nd Children's Council

    rockclimb1 thumbThe second Children’s Council meeting of our Worcester and Dudley offices was held on 23rd February at our Beech Bank office, and it was followed by a trip to Redpoint Climbing Centre.

  • 14 Go Boing!

    Boing zone thumb14 children from our Worcester and Dudley offices went BOING this February half term on a high energy family trip to Boing Zone in Stourbridge.

  • FFC Launching Lending Library

    library2 thumbFamily Fostercare are launching a lending library of therapeutic books for our looked-after children, foster carers and foster families across all our offices around the country to use and enjoy.

  • First Child Placed Turns 24

    24 birthday first child placed thumbFFC Director Granville Orange recently celebrated the 24th birthday of the first ever child to be placed with our agency.

  • Fun-Filled Family Christmas Party

    rodeoreindeer thumbEven Scrooge himself would have loved our Great Big Fun-Filled Family Christmas Party for our foster families in the West Midlands region last week at Hartlebury Parish Hall!

  • WestMids Christmas Party Followup

    xmas party thumbOur wonderful West Midlands foster carers from the Worcester and Dudley offices and our fostering team enjoyed a lovely Christmas lunch get-together with plenty of seasonal cheer earlier this month at the Royal Oak in Broadwas.

  • FFC WestMids Establishing Children's Council

    childrens council thumbA Children's Council is being set up by fostering teams at our Worcester and Dudley offices to give a special forum for all children to have their say in how Family Fostercare works.

  • Action Packed Activity Day

    waterbomb thumbA group of 13 children from our Worcester and Dudley offices recently enjoyed a wonderful action-packed day out at Malvern Outdoor Elements Adventure Centre, trying their hands at a challenging low ropes course, zip wires and canoeing.

  • Exciting Driving Activity for Older Children

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    Some of our older children from the West Midlands and Dudley region enjoyed an exciting real life driving experience recently, picking up some great practical and social skills along the way.

  • Easter Chocolate Workshop

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    Our foster families in the West Midlands region shared a very yummy Easter treat with us last week - a special chocolate workshop. Messing around with melted chocolate and then eating it... literally, what could be better?!

  • 600 Fostering Households Urgently Needed in South West

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    The Fostering Network today released their 2016 foster carer recruitment targets, with 600 new foster families needed in our region. Could your family be one of them?

  • 1000 Fostering Households Urgently Needed in West Midlands

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    The Fostering Network today released their 2016 foster carer recruitment targets, with 1000 new foster families needed in our region. Could your family be one of them?

  • Dudley Office Warming

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    Our festive office warming at our new office in Dudley was a real success - complete with Grandad Day Care!
  • West Midlands Christmas Party

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    The cakes, donated by our foster carers Kim and Chris, at the West Midlands office Christmas party were almost too good to eat.... almost!
  • Halloween Party

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    Pumpkins, phantoms, ghouls, goo & boo-nanas - our West Midlands Halloween Party had it all!