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NAW 2017: Mahmood & Parveen

October 18, 2017

Mahmood and Parveen* became parents earlier this year with the help of SFCS. They adopted siblings – brothers aged 17 months and 5 months. This National Adoption Week, they share their experiences with us in this insightful Q&A. *All names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality   How did you arrive at the decision […]

Families needed for siblings

October 16, 2017

Today marks the start of National Adoption Week 2017!  The theme this year is ‘Siblings’.  Like other adoption agencies across the country, we’re taking the opportunity to encourage people to consider whether they could adopt a sibling group of two or more children. According to new information published today, 55% of the children in the […]

Gearing up for National Adoption Week

October 03, 2017

Here at SFCS, we’re all set for National Adoption Week 2017, which begins on Monday 16th October. National Adoption Week is an annual nationwide campaign which seeks to raise the profile of the thousands of children who are currently in care, awaiting adoption. This year’s campaign runs between Monday 16th – Sunday 22nd October, and the theme is […]

SFCS launches Let’s Eat!

September 25, 2017

We’re heading into October, and following the success of last year’s inaugural campaign, we are once again hosting Let’s Eat! 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 funds for your favourite children’s charity. The […]

A busy summer for SFCS

September 15, 2017

It’s been a busy summer in the SFCS Family Centre! We really pushed the boat out during the school holidays and ran no less than four social events for our adopters and their children. As always, our annual summer picnic was the highlight of the holidays. We were joined by ‘The Great Gappo’, who taught […]

Book your tickets for the SFCS conference

September 06, 2017

Tickets are selling fast for our annual conference this November – make sure you book your places soon! This year, we are delighted that we will be joined by Denise Golding and Zach Gomm. Denise and Zach will present a workshop for parents and professionals, based on the ground-breaking parent training, The Great Behavior Breakdown by Bryan Post. The conference […]

Join us at our next info event!

August 29, 2017

There’s just over one week to go until our next adoption information event! We hope you’ll join us at our Milton Keynes office next Wednesday, 6th 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 […]

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 […]