News from our Cumbria Region
All the news articles from Family Fostercare in Cumbria, collected handily for you in one place!
Our foster carers and children from the Cumbria office had a fab afternoon ten-pin bowling at AMF Bowling in Carlisle during half term - nobody had a turkey but everyone had lots of fun!
Foster families from our Cumbria office entered the Star Wars themed maize maze at Lakeland Maze Farm Park on 15th August this summer… And eventually everyone made it out again too (phew!)
Staff in our Cumbria office in Carlisle were celebrating recently after the latest Ofsted inspection judged the service to be 'Good' overall, and highlighted many areas of first class practice especially in terms of children's wellbeing and support for foster carers and families.
It'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.
Foster carers and children braved new heights at our Clip N Climb activity day on 21st April in Maryport, conquering skyscraper, light up checkerboard walls, speed climbing challenges and the Leap of Faith.
Family 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.
FFC Director Granville Orange recently celebrated the 24th birthday of the first ever child to be placed with our agency.
Our clever, clever team in Cumbria held their annual Drop and Shop day this week, where foster carers drop the kids in with the team for fun and games leaving them free to get on with the last minute Christmas shopping!
Our Cumbria office staff and foster carers got the silly season off to an early start this year on 9th December with an enjoyable Christmas lunch at the Quarter Lounge in Carlisle.
The Fostering Network today released their 2016 foster carer recruitment targets, with 1300 new foster families needed in our region. Could your family be one of them?