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Join us for the SFCS Conference

July 16, 2018

We are delighted to announce details of the SFCS Annual Conference 2018. This year, we are presenting a two-day conference for adopters, foster carers, special guardians and professionals who work with teenagers who present challenging behaviours. Following the success of last year’s annual conference, we will once again welcome Denise Golding and Zach Gomm to Milton Keynes […]

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 […]

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 […]