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Summer information events

July 17, 2019

The schools have nearly broken up for the year, and many of you will be looking forward to your summer holidays. But SFCS will still be holding information events throughout the summer, for those who want to find out more about adoption. We start this Saturday, 20th July at 10.30am – 12 noon.  This event […]

REAL ADOPTER STORIES: Lisa, Stuart, Matthew & Hannah

July 05, 2019

Lisa and Stuart became parents with the help of St. Francis’ Children’s Society.  They adopted siblings – Matthew and Hannah.* *All names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality   After many years of trying naturally for a baby, we tried various fertility treatments including IVF, sadly to no avail. It became clear that, although […]

Join us at our Summer Fete

June 28, 2019

St. Francis’ Children’s Society are thrilled to be hosting their first ever Summer Fete in their Family Centre and garden! The event will take place on Saturday 27th July from 11.00am–3.00pm at 48 Newport Road, Woolstone, Milton Keynes, MK15 0AA. Those attending the fete will have a unique opportunity to see the charity’s Family Centre, an […]

Spotlight on… Adoption Resources

June 17, 2019

Adopting a child is a life-changing event.  No-one should enter into it lightly and at SFCS, we always strongly urge our enquirers to find out as much as they can about adoption before embarking on their journey. Thankfully, SFCS provides a huge range of online adoption resources for just this purpose. If you’re wondering whether […]

Fundraise for Big Adoption Day

June 01, 2019

It’s Big Adoption Day on Wednesday 5th June! At SFCS, this is one of the most important dates in the diary, because we know that adoption touches so many lives. It’s also an important opportunity for us to raise awareness of how adoption can be life-changing for children in the care system. On Big Adoption Day, […]

Gearing up for Big Adoption Day

May 28, 2019

SFCS will be joining adoption agencies across England to celebrate Big Adoption Day on Wednesday 5th June. Around 3,000 children are currently in care awaiting adoption in the UK. In the East of England region, children waiting to be adopted outnumber potential adopters by nearly 4:1.* To help meet the need for more adopters in […]

Sponsor our Summer Fete

May 17, 2019

After the success of our Family Fun Day in May 2018, we have decided to go even bigger this year and organise our first ever Summer Fete on Saturday 27th July. Taking place in our Family Centre and garden, we have so much planned to entertain the whole family. Amongst other things, there’ll be a waffle […]

Spotlight on… Social Support & Family Events

April 24, 2019

Adopting a child is a life-changing event.  Anyone who adopts a child through SFCS will be guaranteed the best support services to help them on their journey. But as well as the professional help and advice offered by our staff, we also believe it’s vitally important for adopters and adopted children to have contact and […]

Steve runs for SFCS!

April 10, 2019

We’re delighted that one of our amazing adopters is taking on the Milton Keynes marathon for us on Monday 6th May! We’re delighted that Steve has signed up to raise funds for SFCS for a second year in a row. Steve also ran for us in last year’s event, which reached a scorching 26 degrees! […]

Triangle Project celebrates its first year

March 20, 2019

This month, we’re celebrating the first anniversary of the Triangle Project. The Triangle Project is a joint venture between ourselves and Adoption Focus, and was launched in 2018 as a new provider of early permanence placements. Early permanence is a child-centred route to adoption, where children are placed with foster carers who are already approved […]