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Saturday Drop-Ins

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 […]

Join us at our next info event!

August 29, 2018

There’s just one week to go until our next adoption information event! We hope you’ll join us at our Milton Keynes office next Wednesday, 5th September, between 6.30pm – 8pm.  Full details of the event can be found here. Our regular adoption information events are open to anyone who may be considering building a family through adoption. Wherever you are in the thought […]

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 […]

SFCS seeks new Trustees

July 02, 2018

SFCS is currently seeking new Trustees to join its Board… St. Francis’ Children’s Society is well-renowned for finding families for vulnerable children through its Adoption Connections service. But many people forget that we are also a registered children’s charity – and we are currently seeking new trustees. Everything we do is aimed at creating the […]

SFCS offers an alternative route to adoption

June 20, 2018

Are you interested in exploring a different route to adoption? St. Francis’ Children’s Society (SFCS) is now able to offer an alternative route to adoption. Through The Triangle Project, SFCS can now offer early permanence placements for vulnerable children and babies. Early permanence is the term given to placements intended to speed up a child’s journey through […]

Local companies support SFCS

June 08, 2018

We’d like to take this opportunity to say a big ‘thank you’ to Discount Sticker Printing for supporting us by giving us stickers and two fantastic banners for use at our charity events. Thanks to their generosity, we will be able to raise awareness of SFCS and reach even more people in our local community. […]

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 […]