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It’s Giving Tuesday!

December 03, 2019

Today is Giving Tuesday! The Giving Tuesday campaign began in America in 2012, as a way to give back after the well-known shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It was brought to the UK in 2014 by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) with the key aim of encouraging people to think of others […]

Count down to Christmas with the SFCS Advent Calendar!

November 27, 2019

December is almost here, and SFCS is getting into the festive spirit. On Sunday 1st December, we’ll be launching our online Advent Calendar!  Why not count down the days until Christmas with SFCS this year? Every day on our Facebook page and Twitter feed, we’ll be posting a new ‘window’ in our advent calendar for our […]

Join us for our last adoption info event of 2019!

November 22, 2019

We’re offering one final opportunity to pay us a visit and find out more about adoption in 2019! We hope you will be able to join us at our Milton Keynes office on Wednesday 4th December between 6.30pm – 8pm for our last adoption information event of 2019. Our regular adoption information events are open to anyone who […]

Support SFCS while you shop online

November 13, 2019

Did you know you can raise funds for SFCS when doing your Christmas shopping online? Sorry. We’ve done it. We’ve mentioned the ‘C’ word! Does the idea of fighting your way down the high street to find Christmas gifts for your family fill you with dread? Do you prefer to avoid the crowds and do […]

Spotlight on… the SFCS Family Centre

November 04, 2019

This month, we’re shining a ‘spotlight’ on the SFCS Family Centre.  Opened in May 2014, our Family Centre is a purpose-built centre designed to support and nurture adopted children and their families. The Centre is light and inviting, and offers safe and secure spaces where direct work with children, adults and families can be undertaken.  It […]

NAW 2019: Louise & Jake’s story

October 16, 2019

Louise and Jake became parents with the help of SFCS in 2011. Their daughter Jasmine is now 12 years old. They’ve travelled a rocky road, but we’re delighted that they’ve decided to share their experiences for National Adoption Week 2019.   Jake and I had been together for some time when we decided we wanted […]

It’s National Adoption Week!

October 14, 2019

It’s National Adoption Week! Like many other agencies in the UK, SFCS is ready for a week of activity, aiming to raise the profile of adoption and the difference it can make to vulnerable children in care. National Adoption Week 2019 begins today and runs until Sunday 20th October. This year’s campaign will focus on the […]

SFCS celebrates 150 years!

October 09, 2019

This weekend, SFCS held a special party to celebrate its 150th anniversary.  Over 100 people filled our Family Centre, including 37 children. It was wonderful to see so many of our families there. Ark Farm were with us throughout the afternoon, and brought some special farmyard visitors to meet the children. We were also joined […]

Gearing up for National Adoption Week

October 02, 2019

It seems impossible, but National Adoption Week is less than two weeks away! That means that adoption agencies like us are gearing up for a week of activity, aiming to raise the profile of adoption and the difference it can make to vulnerable children in care. National Adoption Week 2019 takes place between Monday 14th […]

SFCS at Pride:MK

September 09, 2019

We are delighted to confirm that we will be attending the Pride:MK festival this Saturday, 14th September 2019! We will be hosting a stand during the day so that festival-goers can come and chat to us about adoption. We will be there to offer loads of information about the adoption process and will be giving out Happy Bags, […]