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Spotlight on… One-to-one adoption support

May 14, 2018

Welcome to our web series, ‘Spotlight on…’. Each month, we go into more detail about one of our valuable services, to give you a real flavour of the work we do at SFCS and the support we can offer to anyone touched by adoption. This month, we’re looking at the range of one-to-one adoption support […]


Join us for our Fun Day!

April 27, 2018

SFCS is marking National Children’s Day by hosting its first ever charity Fun Day! We hope you will join us in Woolstone, Milton Keynes, 11am – 2pm on Sunday 13th May. We will be opening up our Family Centre so guests will have a rare opportunity to see inside an area that is not usually […]


Help us receive Bags of Help from Tesco!

April 18, 2018

St. Francis’ Children’s Society (SFCS) is asking Tesco customers to vote for them to receive a donation from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores awarded to local community […]


GDPR: Protecting your data

April 04, 2018

You may be aware that new data protection laws are coming into force in May 2018. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) marks a big change to current laws and is designed to offer the consumer as much protection as possible.  As a responsible organisation, we will be making sure we comply fully with the new […]


Spotlight on… Birth Connections

March 27, 2018

Losing a child to adoption can be shattering – for both birth parents and other members of the family. At St. Francis’ Children’s Society, we value and respect everyone who is affected by adoption, and offer support services to birth families at an incredibly difficult time in their lives. Birth Connections is our independent and confidential service, which […]


Big Adoption Day 2018

March 14, 2018

For the third year in a row, SFCS will be celebrating Big Adoption Day!  We are excited to be joining other independent adoption agencies across England to celebrate the event on Wednesday, 21st March 2018. On that day, SFCS and many other independent adoption agencies will be opening their doors simultaneously to enquiring adopters, hosting what is […]


REAL ADOPTER STORIES: James and Will

March 09, 2018

James and Will became parents with the help of SFCS, when they adopted siblings, Joel and Mikey*. To mark LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week 2018, they share their story with us… *All names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality This might sound really silly, but we were watching a David Attenborough programme and he […]


REAL ADOPTER STORIES: Emma and Zoe

March 05, 2018

Emma and Zoe became parents with the help of SFCS, when they adopted Liam and Ethan*. To mark LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week 2018, they share their story with us… *All names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality My wife and I knew we wanted a family after we got married.  We explored a […]


LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week

March 02, 2018

LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week begins this Monday, 5th March, and St. Francis’ Children’s Society (SFCS) is taking the opportunity to encourage members of the LGBT community to consider adoption. More LGBT adopters and foster carers are needed to provide loving, stable homes for vulnerable children, particularly for those over four years old and sibling […]


Triangle Project opens its doors

March 01, 2018

Are you interested in exploring a different route to adoption? St. Francis’ Children’s Society (SFCS) has launched a new initiative offering an alternative route to adoption. Launching today, Thursday 1st March, The Triangle Project offers early permanence placements for vulnerable children. Early permanence is the term given to placements intended to speed up a child’s […]