HMRC

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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Blacon Short Story & Poetry Competition

  The Blacon Short Story and Poetry competition was launched at the end of last year and we had a massive response to this – 287 entries from 6 schools.  A judging panel consisting of a Councillor, Foster Carer, Senior Library Assistant, representative from Avenue Services, Manager of the Education Access & CiC Education Team […]

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Fostering & Adoption Recruitment goes giant size

  Fostering and Adoption Recruitment got bigger in fact it got ‘giant’ size.  On Sunday the 1st June 2014 Ellesmere Port Town played host to the ‘Festival of Giants and the Big Lunch’.  The Smile Adoption and Fostering Recruitment Team had a new member of staff to help the recruitment team raise awareness of the […]

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