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Nexus Fostering Gloucestershire needs you!

5th December 2018
Do you live in Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud or the surrounding areas? Then Nexus Fostering are looking for people like you. Area Manager Jane Vallender said: 'We need people in these areas with ...

‘Outstanding across the board’ (Nexus Fostering)

28th November 2018
Nexus Fostering has received its full report following an Ofsted inspection in October. The report looks specifically at three areas of the agency’s work; overall experiences and progress of chil...

Foster children with additional needs (Manchester City Council)

9th November 2018
Manchester City Council - a New Family Social member agency - is recruiting short-break foster carers; people with experience of working with children who have a physical or learning disability. Chil...

Third ‘outstanding’ rating for independent fostering agency (Nexus Fostering)

17th October 2018
Nexus Fostering has undertaken its latest Ofsted inspection and is happy to announce it has been rated 'Outstanding' for the third consecutive time since 2011. The report states that the agency...

If you want to adopt – you’ll love Lambeth! (Lambeth Council)

12th October 2018
To celebrate Adoption Week - 15-22 October- Lambeth Council invites residents who are considering adoption to find out more at a series of informal events. Lambeth adopters will be on hand to descr...

Pedal Power & The Tour De South (Blue Sky Fostering)

21st September 2018
Cyclist Ben Arnett will take on the challenge of a lifetime and  cycle between all eight of Blue Sky Fostering’s offices, covering a total distance of 500 miles in just five days, all in aid of cha...

Free seminars for foster carers across London and the south east

19th September 2018
Diagrama Fostering has secured a National Lottery grant to fund specialised training for foster carers. Diagrama Fostering - part of the charity Diagrama Foundation - has been awarded £10,000 of ...

North West charity launches digital campaign to attract foster carers

18th September 2018
Together Trust, a Cheadle-based charity that provides care, special education and support services across the North West of England, is on a mission to get more people to consider becoming foster care...

A different approach to adoption heads to Manchester Pride

14th August 2018
A new adoption service - run in partnership by the two ‘Outstanding’ rated adoption agencies Caritas Care and Adoption Matters - will attend this year’s Manchester Pride on 25 to 26 August.  T...

Carmarthen foster carer shares story of working with Calon Cymru Fostering

31st July 2018
'I was approved after going to panel in May 2015 and within a fortnight I had my first foster child placed with me. 'I have only had one placement so far, initially as a temporary placement whilst ...