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News
Private foster carers urged to find out about the support available 

12 Jul 18

CARERS from across Staffordshire who privately foster children are being reminded that help is at hand in a new campaign.


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Foster Carers Thanked at Long Service Awards 

27 Jun 18

Earlier this month, over 100 foster carers and members of the fostering team gathered for our Fostering long service awards to celebrate the amazing work that our army of foster carers do every day.


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Foster carers recognised at Long Service Awards 

26 Jun 18

STAFFORDSHIRE’S foster families were thanked during a special celebration day for their invaluable contributions in providing loving homes for the county’s looked after children.


Blog feature
Camel capers 

22 Jun 18

Today is World Camel Day so we’re asking you to get the hump – and pin it on the camel as part of our weekend celebrations.


News
Capstone Foster Care answer the most common questions surrounding foster care and appeal for families to get involved in providing their children a brighter future.  

12 Jun 18

Capstone is a Midlands based independent fostering agency.


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Foster care pressure in Birmingham as number of children in need grows 

12 Jun 18

Demand outpacing supply in the sector could potentially lead to children being placed further away from home…


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Foster care allowances 

5 Jun 18

Response by Birmingham City Council to Robert Cann on 5 June 2018 .


Blog feature
Kubwa clothing! 

3 Jun 18

Birthday girl Ruby Holloway definitely dressed the part when she came to DZG to feed her adopted giraffe, Kubwa.


FOI
Foster care allowances 

1 Jun 18

Response by Birmingham City Council to Robert Cann on 1 June 2018 .


FOI
Foster care allowances 

31 May 18

Request sent to Birmingham City Council by Robert Cann on 31 May 2018 .


News
Fostering film gets the Hollywood treatment 

25 May 18

A NEW short film focusing on the need for foster carers to work with Looked After young people has got the red-carpet treatment as part of Foster Care Fortnight.


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Got time to foster? 

24 May 18

This month we’re celebrating Foster Care Fortnight,  which is the annual celebration of the amazing difference that foster families make to children’s lives every day.


News
Roadshow gives families in Lichfield the chance to find out more about fostering 

18 May 18

A roadshow in Lichfield has been giving families the chance to find out more about fostering.


News
Council campaign asks ‘Got time to foster?’ 

16 May 18

‘Got time to foster?’ is the latest campaign from Staffordshire County Council’s Fostering Service to help find families for some of the county’s most vulnerable children.


Council
‘There was a Boy’ film showcases impact of fostering teens 

14 May 18

An evocative short film highlighting the transformative difference fostering can make to the lives of troubled teenagers premiered today (14 May), at the start of 2018s Foster Care Fortnight.


News
Solihull council offers support for Foster Care Fortnight 

14 May 18

SOLIHULL Council has offered its support for Foster Care Fortnight as new figures show 900 families are needed in the region.


News
Adoption Focus given top marks by Ofsted in latest inspection 

17 Apr 18

ADOPTIVE children and parents being cared for by a Solihull-based agency are in safe hands after it received its third consecutive Outstanding Ofstead rating.


FOI
Maternity 

29 Mar 18

Request sent to Birmingham City Council by Mrs P.


Council
Easter Coffee Morning Appeal 

20 Mar 18

Councillor Simon Hackett, Cabinet Member for Childrens Services has made a new appeal for people to step forward as foster carers at a coffee morning arranged exclusively for Sandwell foster carers at the Coneygre Youth Arts Centre, in Tipton…


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Adoption rates are plummeting in UK – but more Brummies are giving children a home 

9 Mar 18

That compares to 110 in both 2014/15 and 2015/16…


FOI
Foster care 

28 Feb 18

Response by Wolverhampton City Council to Robert Cann on 28 February 2018 .


Council
Progress to HE – Supporting Care Leavers in to Higher Education 

28 Feb 18

Are you a Foster Carer, Social Worker, designated teacher or other person supporting young people in care or Care Leavers in Coventry or the surrounding area? Want to find out more about University…


FOI
Foster care 

27 Feb 18

Response by Coventry City Council to Robert Cann on 27 February 2018 .


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Foster care 

19 Feb 18

Response by Birmingham City Council to Robert Cann on 19 February 2018 .


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Foster care 

16 Feb 18

Response by Dudley Council to Robert Cann on 16 February 2018 .