Meet Sue!

May 13, 2022

The adoption process is often seen as a triangle, with each corner representing a different party who is affected; birth parents; adoptive parents; the child, or children, involved. At SFCS we support all three groups, with certain members of our team specialising in offering the appropriate support to each.   So, without further ado… meet […]

SFCS celebrates National Adoption Week 2018

October 12, 2018

It seems impossible, but National Adoption Week begins on Monday!  Like many other agencies in the UK, SFCS is ready for a week of activity, aiming to raise the profile of adoption and the difference it can make to vulnerable children in care. National Adoption Week 2018 takes place between Monday 15th – Sunday 21st October, and […]

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 […]

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… Adoption Connections

March 22, 2017

Welcome to the latest in our web series, ‘Spotlight on…’.  Each month, we will go into more detail about one of our valuable services, to give you a real flavour of the work we do at SFCS. This month, we take a look at our Adoption Connections service.  Adoption Connections is our Ofsted ‘Good’ adoption service, […]

Big Adoption Day 2017

March 15, 2017

After the success of the inaugural event last year, SFCS will be celebrating Big Adoption Day once again!  We are excited to be joining other independent adoption agencies across England to celebrate the event on Wednesday, 29th March 2017. On that day, SFCS and many other independent adoption agencies, will be opening their doors simultaneously […]

LGBT adopters needed in Milton Keynes

March 01, 2017

LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week, 6-12 March 2017 More LGBT adopters and foster carers are needed to provide loving, stable homes for children in the Milton Keynes region, particularly for those who are over four years old and sibling groups. 1 in 10 adoptions in England in 2016 were to same-sex couples, but some 70,000 […]

REAL ADOPTER STORIES: Maggie, Iain, Maisie & Aaron

October 21, 2015

Maggie and Iain became parents with the help of St. Francis’ Children’s Society.  They adopted siblings – Maisie and Aaron – after meeting them at an Adoption Activity Day.* *Names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality   We always wanted to have children.  When it turned out that we were very unlikely to have […]