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Musica concert for SFCS

September 10, 2019

SFCS is delighted to announce that Musica, the charity choir of Milton Keynes, will be performing a concert to raise funds for St. Francis’ Children’s Society this autumn. Musica is a Milton Keynes choir that takes great pride and joy in performing at a high standard to raise money for worthy causes. The choir performs […]

SFCS at Pride:MK

September 09, 2019

We are delighted to confirm that we will be attending the Pride:MK festival this Saturday, 14th September 2019! We will be hosting a stand during the day so that festival-goers can come and chat to us about adoption. We will be there to offer loads of information about the adoption process and will be giving out Happy Bags, […]

Pupil Premium for adopted children

September 02, 2019

As the end of the summer holidays approaches and children prepare to return to school, we’d like to take this opportunity to remind our adopters that they can claim the Pupil Premium allowance for their school-age children. Children in state-funded education in England who were adopted from care in England and Wales, or who left care under […]

Spotlight on… Adopter training

August 19, 2019

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 […]

Thanks to Garfield Weston Foundation

July 29, 2019

St. Francis’ Children’s Society are thrilled to have recently received a £30,000 grant from the Garfield Weston Foundation. It costs £548 per day to fund our extensive adoption support services, and the funds we have received from the Garfield Weston Foundation will help to cover the costs of providing these services. Adoption support is available […]

Summer information events

July 17, 2019

The schools have nearly broken up for the year, and many of you will be looking forward to your summer holidays. But SFCS will still be holding information events throughout the summer, for those who want to find out more about adoption. We start this Saturday, 20th July at 10.30am – 12 noon.  This event […]

REAL ADOPTER STORIES: Lisa, Stuart, Matthew & Hannah

July 05, 2019

Lisa and Stuart became parents with the help of St. Francis’ Children’s Society.  They adopted siblings – Matthew and Hannah.* *All names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality   After many years of trying naturally for a baby, we tried various fertility treatments including IVF, sadly to no avail. It became clear that, although […]

Join us at our Summer Fete

June 28, 2019

St. Francis’ Children’s Society are thrilled to be hosting their first ever Summer Fete in their Family Centre and garden! The event will take place on Saturday 27th July from 11.00am–3.00pm at 48 Newport Road, Woolstone, Milton Keynes, MK15 0AA. Those attending the fete will have a unique opportunity to see the charity’s Family Centre, an […]

Spotlight on… Adoption Resources

June 17, 2019

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 online adoption resources for just this purpose. If you’re wondering whether […]

Fundraise for Big Adoption Day

June 01, 2019

It’s Big Adoption Day on Wednesday 5th June! At SFCS, this is one of the most important dates in the diary, because we know that adoption touches so many lives. It’s also an important opportunity for us to raise awareness of how adoption can be life-changing for children in the care system. On Big Adoption Day, […]