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Sponsor our Summer Fete

May 17, 2019

After the success of our Family Fun Day in May 2018, we have decided to go even bigger this year and organise our first ever Summer Fete on Saturday 27th July. Taking place in our Family Centre and garden, we have so much planned to entertain the whole family. Amongst other things, there’ll be a waffle […]


Spotlight on… Social Support & Family Events

April 24, 2019

Adopting a child is a life-changing event.  Anyone who adopts a child through SFCS will be guaranteed the best support services to help them on their journey. But as well as the professional help and advice offered by our staff, we also believe it’s vitally important for adopters and adopted children to have contact and […]


Steve runs for SFCS!

April 10, 2019

We’re delighted that one of our amazing adopters is taking on the Milton Keynes marathon for us on Monday 6th May! We’re delighted that Steve has signed up to raise funds for SFCS for a second year in a row. Steve also ran for us in last year’s event, which reached a scorching 26 degrees! […]


Info events in April

April 01, 2019

April has begun, and as always, SFCS will be hosting three adoption information events at various times throughout the month. We hope that one of our sessions will work for you. Our first event will be an evening event, taking place this Wednesday, 3rd April between 6.30pm and 8pm.  We will then host our regular Lunchtime Drop-In […]


Triangle Project celebrates its first year

March 20, 2019

This month, we’re celebrating the first anniversary of the Triangle Project. The Triangle Project is a joint venture between ourselves and Adoption Focus, and was launched in 2018 as a new provider of early permanence placements. Early permanence is a child-centred route to adoption, where children are placed with foster carers who are already approved […]


REAL ADOPTER STORIES: James and Will

March 08, 2019

James and Will became parents with the help of SFCS, when they adopted siblings, Joel and Mikey*. To mark LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week, they share their story with us… *All names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality This might sound really silly, but we were watching a David Attenborough programme and he was […]


REAL ADOPTER STORIES: Emma and Zoe

March 06, 2019

Emma and Zoe became parents with the help of SFCS, when they adopted Liam and Ethan*. As LGBT+ Adoption & Fostering Week continues, we’re delighted to share their story… *All names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality My wife and I knew we wanted a family after we got married.  We explored a few […]


LGBT+ Adoption & Fostering Week

March 01, 2019

Monday marks the start of LGBT+ Adoption & Fostering Week, and once again, SFCS are proud supporters of the campaign. More LGBT+ adopters are needed to provide loving, stable homes for vulnerable children in our region and across the UK. 1 in 8 adoptions in England in 2018 were to same-sex couples, but more than […]


Safer Internet Day 2019

February 05, 2019

SFCS is proud to be an official supporter of Safer Internet Day 2019, joining the campaign to promote the safe and responsible use of technology. Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre, Safer Internet Day takes place on Tuesday 5th February 2019.  Celebrated in over 100 countries, the event sees thousands of organisations get involved […]


New partnership with Home for Good

January 14, 2019

St. Francis’ Children’s Society is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Home for Good, as part of their Pathway to Adoption scheme. The Home for Good initiative was launched in early 2013 as a campaign with the aim of making fostering and adoption a significant part of the life and ministry of the Church in […]