Fire safety in foster homes

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Following the horrific fire at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, the government is advising local authorities and social and private landlords to assess all buildings over 18 metres high (approximately…

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Welcome to Steve Field!

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A big FCC welcome to Steve Field, who joins us as the new Director of Childcare for England!Steve comes to us armed with a BA (Hons) in Social Work from…

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Co-operatives Fortnight: our story

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When Laurie Gregory, an ex-Deputy Director of Social Services, decided to start an independent foster care organisation – he wanted to do something different. Laurie was a foster carer himself for…

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Farewell to Anne Bard!

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We say a fond farewell to our Director of Childcare, Anne Bard, who retired last Friday. Anne started at The Foster Care Co-operative 13 years ago - and in that…

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FCC launch new Life Skills training programme

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The preparation for adult life is a marathon not a sprint and for most people the process begins pre-school.For fostered children however, the experience can be very different.Depending upon the…

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Foster Care Fortnight 2017

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It’s Foster Care Fortnight 2017 from 8th-21st May! ​What is Foster Care Fortnight?Every year The Fostering Network, a leading fostering charity, instigates a two week long campaign aimed at raising awareness of…

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