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, 15 August 2017 17:58

Foster Families Try Their Feet at Footgolf!

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For our latest summer adventure, foster families from FFC Dudley and Worcester tried their hands - well, their feet actually - at a spot of Footgolf. (Yes, it is actually a thing!)

Saturday, 29 July 2017 18:10

Let The Summer Fun Begin!

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In the first event of an action packed summer activity line-up, children from our Worcester and Dudley offices visited Blackwell Adventure Centre for some good old-fashioned outdoor fun.

Friday, 07 July 2017 18:18

Snap Chat a Real Concern

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It’s not the first time the SnapChat instant messaging app has hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons, but its latest feature upgrade Snap Maps is giving foster carers and anyone involved in safeguarding vulnerable children extreme cause for concern.

Thursday, 06 July 2017 18:37

'Good' Result for FFC Cumbria

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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.

Thursday, 06 July 2017 18:30

3rd Children's Council

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The West Midlands region’s 3rd Children’s Council took place on Thursday 1st June with 6 children aged between 12 – 15 in attendance. As a reward for their hard work and feedback the group moved on to let off a bit of steam at Ice Quest laser quest centre!

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?"

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