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SFCS supports Anti-Bullying Week

November 12, 2018

Today marks the start of Anti-Bullying Week 2018 and SFCS is proud to be an official supporter of the campaign. The theme this year is #ChooseRespect. The Anti-Bullying Alliance website says: “Following a consultation with over 800 children, teachers and members of the Anti-Bullying Alliance, it emerged that a top priority was showing that bullying […]


Join us at our next info events!

October 31, 2018

During the next week, we’re offering not one but two opportunities for you to pay us a visit and find out more about adoption! Our first adoption information event takes place at our Milton Keynes office this weekend, on Saturday 3rd November between 10.30am – 12 noon.  Full details of the event can be found here. And if […]


Kate a finalist at NAW Awards

October 17, 2018

Huge congratulations to our Consultant Social Worker, Kate Garside, who was a short-listed finalist at the National Adoption Week Awards. Kate made the final three in the Adoption Support Practitioner of the Year category at the awards ceremony which took place at the Foundling Museum in London last night, Tuesday 16th October. The awards were presented […]


SFCS celebrates National Adoption Week 2018

October 12, 2018

It seems impossible, but National Adoption Week begins on Monday!  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 2018 takes place between Monday 15th – Sunday 21st October, and […]


Join us for Let’s Eat!

October 05, 2018

It’s October, it’s getting cold outside and National Adoption Week is just around the corner… so it must be time for the annual SFCS Let’s Eat! campaign. At St. Francis’ Children’s Society, we know how important getting together with your friends and family is. This campaign allows you to celebrate family and friendship whilst raising […]


Early permanence with Triangle Project

September 28, 2018

In March 2018 St. Francis’ Children’s Society, in partnership with our colleagues at Adoption Focus, launched the Triangle Project. The Triangle Project enables us to jointly approve adopters as foster carers, meaning that children and babies can be placed at the earliest opportunity with foster carers who could ultimately become their permanent adoptive family. This […]


Saturday Info Events

September 21, 2018

St. Francis’ Children’s Society is now making it easier than ever for you to come and talk to us about adoption! We already host two adoption information events every month – an evening event on the first Wednesday of each month, and a lunchtime drop-in on the third Wednesday of each month. However, we know […]


NAW 2018 – What makes a good adopter?

September 12, 2018

It seems impossible, but National Adoption Week is just a month 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 2018 takes place between Monday 15th – Sunday […]


Spotlight on… Adopter training

August 14, 2018

At SFCS, we fully understand that adopting a child is a life-changing decision.  So we wouldn’t dream of sending you on this journey without bags of support and adopter training, so that you feel as fully prepared as possible for what lies ahead. Our adopter training begins almost as soon as you tell us you’d […]


Book now for the SFCS Conference

August 07, 2018

We are delighted to announce that booking for the SFCS Annual Conference is now open! Following the success of last year’s annual conference, we will once again welcome Denise Golding and Zach Gomm to Milton Keynes. This year, they will present a two-day conference for adopters, foster carers, special guardians and professionals who work with teenagers who […]