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!
Family Fostercare Worcester have moved!
We have been busy moving this week to our new premises at Top Barn in Holt Heath, just outside Worcester. We're all very excited and we think you will be too!
Foster families and staff from our West Midlands offices conquered the Malvern Hills together on an massive 9 mile trek in the beautiful Autumn fresh air on Tuesday 24th October.
It was a resounding thumbs up once again from children and foster carers from the West Midlands region after an exhilarating afternoon behind the wheel at another of our Young Driver activity afternoons.
Children from our Dudley office were lucky enough to receive a face painting masterclass with our absolute favourite (and now practically resident!) artist, Sally from Cheltenham Face Paints.
The summer holiday activities for our children in Worcester and Dudley with a horse riding lesson at Cobbles Academy in Dudley.
There was a fantastic turn out for our Summer BBQ at Beech Bank again this year, and even the sun made a welcome appearance just in time to ensure the children could really make the most of all the fun outdoor activities lined up for them.
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!)
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 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.