E-safety: a challenge for foster carers

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Lynn Findlay, one of FCC's supervising social workers in the Yorkshire area, has taken part in an interview about online safety for children.Lynn, who writes a monthly e-safety blog for the FCC…

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FCC win best radio advertisement!

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FCC has won Wireless Group's radio ad of the month, for their commercial entitled 'Unseen'!The challenge with any advertisement that promotes a not-for-profit organisation is to try and communicate the ethos and ethical approach…

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The myths and facts of fostering

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Fostering has been in the news a lot recently.  We could mention the recent stories concerning the ‘cost’ of placing children with independent fostering agencies to be wildly more expensive…

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Fostering Stocktake mention

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The Fostering Stocktake Report, undertaken by Sir Martin Narey and Mark Owers, has mentioned The Foster Care Co-operative in the Independent Fostering Agencies from the Voluntary Sector section (p.64). The…

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Co-operating for the greater good
Ed Mayo (far left) with staff from The Foster Care Co-operative

Co-operating for the greater good

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Ed Mayo (far left) with staff from The Foster Care Co-operative The Foster Care Co-operative was visited by Ed Mayo, Secretary General of Co-operatives UK, on Thursday 1st February. He…

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Time to Talk Day 2018

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Anyone can suffer from mental health problems at any time.  In fact, according to The Mental Health Foundation, one in four people in the UK will experience a mental health…

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