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Birmingham foster carer called disabled child ‘it’ 

22 Jan 18

Shocking evidence given to tribunal after council investigation…


News
Social work ethics ‘not routinely used’ to inform adoption practice, enquiry suggests 

19 Jan 18

An enquiry into the social worker role in adoption has said the profession is not routinely using ethics to inform practice.


FOI
Removing children 

29 Dec 17

Follow up sent to Coventry City Council by Joy johnson on 29 December 2017 .


Blog feature
Last Christmas postage date looms 

14 Dec 17

Animal-mad adopters are advised there’s less than ONE WEEK left until our last postage date for Christmas.


Blog feature
Adopt in a box! 

3 Dec 17

Christmas is getting closer and our new adopt in a box packages will make the perfect present for animal lovers of all ages.


Blog comment
Reggie Bear needs your help! 

30 Nov 17

Christmas is usually a special time for families and something that children very much look forward to.


FOI
Removing children 

27 Nov 17

Request sent to Coventry City Council by Joy johnson on 27 November 2017 .


News
Christmas campaign gets people thinking about fostering 

21 Nov 17

‘WE need your help to find more foster carers’ is the Christmas message from Reggie Bear, Staffordshire County Council’s Fostering Service mascot.


FOI
Looked After Children placement statistics – Between 2016 – 2017 

2 Nov 17

Request sent to Dudley Council by Liam Woods on 2 November 2017 .


FOI
Looked After Children placement statistics – Between 2016 – 2017 

2 Nov 17

Request sent to Wolverhampton City Council by Liam Woods on 2 November 2017 .


FOI
Looked After Children placement statistics – Between 2016 – 2017 

2 Nov 17

Request sent to Coventry City Council by Liam Woods on 2 November 2017 .


FOI
Looked After Children placement statistics – Between 2016 – 2017 

2 Nov 17

Request sent to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council by Liam Woods on 2 November 2017 .


FOI
Looked After Children placement statistics – Between 2016 – 2017 

2 Nov 17

Request sent to Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council by Liam Woods on 2 November 2017 .


FOI
Looked After Children placement statistics – Between 2016 – 2017 

2 Nov 17

Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Liam Woods on 2 November 2017 .


FOI
Looked After Children placement statistics – Between 2016 – 2017 

2 Nov 17

Request sent to Birmingham City Council by Liam Woods on 2 November 2017 .


Blog feature
Benji’s big birthday bash! 

30 Oct 17

We’re celebrating the 40 th birthday of one of DZG’s most iconic animals, our Bornean orangutan, Benji and we’re throwing a big birthday bash in his honour! Join us this weekend , ahead of his birthday on Monday (Nov 6) as we hold a two-day …


News
Adoption campaign asks ‘Could you help keep siblings together?’ 

22 Oct 17

FAMILIES interested in adopting siblings are being encouraged to come forward in a new campaign by Staffordshire County Council’s Adoption Service.


Blog feature
Get carving for discounted entry 

21 Oct 17

We’re looking forward to seeing your crafty carved pumpkin s this week – and don’t forget in return for every donation we receive for our Halloween pumpkin patch competition, we’re offering discounted entry for up to four people! And the best…


FOI
Foster care allowances and payments 

20 Oct 17

Response by Dudley Council to Robert Cann on 20 October 2017 .


Blog comment
National Adoption Week 

17 Oct 17

This week it’s National Adoption Week and with almost seven out of 10 children waiting for adoptive families from sibling groups, there’s a real need to help find them loving homes.


News
Chance for families to find out about adopting siblings at Lichfield roadshow 

17 Oct 17

Families in Lichfield will be able to find out more about adopting brothers and sisters at an event in the city.


Blog feature
Half term Halloween fun! 

9 Oct 17

Visit DZG for some frighteningly family friendly fun this half term and get discounted entry in return for a carved pumpkin for our Halloween pumpkin patch! As part of our Freak Week we’re offering an adoption of Narna, our three-year-old …


Local news
25 Years of Caring for Children and Young People 

27 Sep 17

In July, New Routes Fostering marked 25 years of supporting children and young people with a celebration at Coleshill Town Hall.


FOI
Foster care allowances and payments 

26 Sep 17

Response by Dudley Council to Robert Cann on 26 September 2017 .


FOI
Foster care allowances and payments 

26 Sep 17

Internal review request sent to Dudley Council by Robert Cann on 26 September 2017 .