Fostering & Adoption Information Event


Been thinking about Fostering or Adoption? We are holding a Fostering and Adoption Information Event at the Chester Swansway Stadium on Tuesday 5 May, from 2 pm until 4 pm. Come along to find out more information and to talk to a foster carer or adopter. Foster carers and adopters can make a difference to […]

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Easter Egg Presentation

Easter Egg Bonanza

Staff from Shop Direct in Speke have very generously donated nearly 100 Easter Eggs to Smile Fostering and Adoption Service to be distributed to children and young people that the local authority are working with.  Pictured is Julie Preece, Team Manager of the Mainstream Fostering Team along with colleagues Gemma Rayne, Kathryn Kelly, Carole Hall […]

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Foster Carers and HMRC

  HMRC held a webinar in November for Foster Carers to ask questions regarding tax implications for foster carer payments.    The webinars are suitable for prospective Foster Carers or those who have been approved as a Foster carer. Feedback from Foster carers who attended previous webinars is really positive.  The fact the webinars are interactive […]

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Congratulations on 25 years of Fostering

Chris and Phil have been carers for twenty five years.  They were approved on the 19th September 1989 and over this period have loved and cared for over 40 children and young people.  Many of the children, who have now reached adulthood, still keep in touch. Chris and Phil’s “massive” family have played a big […]

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Ellesmere Port Short Story & Poetry Competition

    Following on from the success of the Blacon Short Story & Poetry Competition work began on the launch of the Ellesmere Port one.   Five schools in Ellesmere Port took up the challenge, Sutton Green, Rivacre Valley, Wolverham, The Oaks and Cambridge Road Primary Schools.  As part of the recruitment drive members of the […]

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