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 […]
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 […]
It’s come to our attention that men are often reluctant to become foster carers. Many have a set image in their minds about what a foster carer is, and they’re not it. This Father’s Day we want to change perceptions. This short film features a fusion scientist, high court judge, former England football team captain, […]
Thousands of children are waiting for a home. Could you use your home for good? Could your church support adoptive families and foster carers?
Monday 12 May marks the start of Fostering Fortnight. Local authorities across the country will be holding events to raise awareness of the need for more foster carers – there is both a national and local shortage of foster carers. Cheshire West and Chester Council are launching Fostering Fortnight with a recruitment event for employees […]