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Treorchy Male Choir concert in aid of SFCS

August 18, 2017

SFCS is delighted to announce that the Treorchy Male Choir will be performing at a concert to raise funds for us this autumn! The world famous Treorchy Male Choir has been recognised as one of the greatest choral ensembles of all time. Early competition victories were followed by regular radio and television broadcasts, feature films and […]


Welcome to our new website!

August 14, 2017

After months of hard work, we are delighted to unveil our brand new website! We hope you’ll enjoy looking around. The new site has been designed to provide our visitors with the most user-friendly experience possible.  We hope that people visiting the site for the first time will be able to find everything they need […]


Spotlight on… Birth Connections

July 05, 2017

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 […]


Dentons MK choose SFCS as charity partner

June 23, 2017

We’re delighted to announce that the Milton Keynes branch of global law firm Dentons have selected us as their charity partner for 2017-18! SFCS is an independent adoption agency and children’s charity based in Woolstone. We specialise in finding adoptive parents for the children who wait longest in the care system, providing a family life […]


Painting volunteers get busy!

June 12, 2017

At the end of May, we were delighted to welcome a team of volunteers to our offices and Family Centre. This dedicated team spent the entire day re-painting the public areas of our office building, including the corridors, kitchen, Quiet Room and Contact Room. Our volunteers were with us all day on Friday 26th May […]


REAL ADOPTER STORIES: Andy, Jackie & Jenny

May 15, 2017

Andy and Jackie became parents to 7-year-old Jenny in 2014, using the Adoption Connections service at SFCS.* *All names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality.   Jenny was placed with us in October 2014 at the age of 7½. Because of her age, she was considered ‘hard to adopt’. We met her at an Exchange […]


Spotlight on… Adoption Resources

May 03, 2017

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 adoption resources on its website for just this purpose. If you’re […]


Conference booking now open!

April 20, 2017

We are delighted to announce that booking for our annual conference is now open! We hope you will join us on Friday 24th November, when we will be welcoming Denise Golding and Zach Gomm to Milton Keynes to present a workshop for parents, carers and professionals.  The workshop is entitled Live Life and Love Healing, and is […]


Easter Picnic at SFCS!

April 05, 2017

It was fantastic to see so many of our adoptive families at our annual Easter Picnic earlier today. SFCS staff and volunteers were joined by 25 children and their families. The children took part in a ‘Bunny Hunt’, collecting letters to spell out a special message and win a chocolate bunny! The weather was kind to us, […]


REAL ADOPTER STORIES: Michael and Kate

March 29, 2017

Michael and Kate* adopted siblings last year through Adoption Connections at SFCS. We’re so grateful to them for sharing their journey… * Names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality   Our adoption story began in January 2014, when we made our first phonecall to SFCS.  We were hoping to adopt two siblings; we believed […]