News

Why not have a browse through the latest news from our FFC offices around the country and find out what has been going on at FFC in your area.

Tuesday, 04 July 2017 18:44

FFC Foster Child Wins iPad

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Skye, one of our foster children in the West Midlands, was recently presented with a brand new iPad Air 2 for winning an internet safety themed competition organised by Guardian Saints and sponsored by BT to celebrate Internet Safety Day.

Thursday, 22 June 2017 18:54

My Life As A Courgette

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The 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.

Monday, 19 June 2017 14:00

Half Term Nerf Gun Fun

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A 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.

Thursday, 11 May 2017 14:15

#FCF17 Foster Care Fortnight Blog

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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.

BBC Radio Leeds' Andrew Edwards was talking about fostering on his 'Big Yorkshire Phone In' show yesterday, and he invited our very own Granville Orange to respond to the questions "Is it too difficult to foster children? Is the process of becoming a foster carer too off-putting?"

Thursday, 04 May 2017 14:53

Clipping N Climbing in Cumbria

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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.

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 15:00

Beech Bank Easter Party

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Foster 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.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 15:24

Easter Arts & Crafts Day

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Children at our Doncaster office were flexing their creative muscles during the Easter break at a fun Art & Crafts day at the office, where foster carers were free to join in with the messy fun, or stay and relax at a distance with a coffee, or even just 'Drop and Shop!'.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 15:20

FFC on a High Wire Assault in York

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A group of foster children and birth children from our Yorkshire offices in Doncaster and Beverley took on a gruelling 22 challenge assault course and climbing wall on our activity day in York over half term.

Thursday, 13 April 2017 15:28

16 Smiling Teens at Young Driver Activity

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Want 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!

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