Covid Update: July 2021

July 21, 2021

In light of the recent relaxation of Covid restrictions on Monday 19th July, we wanted to update you on how we will be working over the coming weeks. Please be assured, we continue to welcome new adoption enquiries and provide high-quality services and support to all of our adopters and other service-users. Whilst all restrictions have […]


SFCS on air again!

June 28, 2021

On Friday 11th June, our Marketing Officer Vicky and our Fundraiser Anju were on air to chat about the adoption process and the invaluable work SFCS does. We were delighted to be invited to join Thia Cooper on her Stony Radio show, Thia’s Chatty Charity Show.  You can hear the full recording of the show here. […]


SFCS hits the airwaves!

May 03, 2021

If you were listening to Andy Collins’ Breakfast Show on BBC 3 Counties Radio this morning, chances are you learnt a thing or two about SFCS and our drive to encourage more people to consider adopting siblings. At just after 8.15 this morning, our adopter Owen and our senior social worker Sue spoke to Andy […]


SFCS: Review of 2020

January 06, 2021

As we say goodbye to 2020, it’s a good opportunity to reflect on what has been a challenging year for so many people. But there is also cause for celebration, as we look back on all the positive outcomes we’ve achieved for adopters and vulnerable children. As lockdown began in March 2020, some SFCS staff […]


Count down to Christmas with the SFCS Advent Calendar!

November 27, 2019

December is almost here, and SFCS is getting into the festive spirit. On Sunday 1st December, we’ll be launching our online Advent Calendar!  Why not count down the days until Christmas with SFCS this year? Every day on our Facebook page and Twitter feed, we’ll be posting a new ‘window’ in our advent calendar for our […]


It’s National Adoption Week!

October 14, 2019

It’s National Adoption Week! 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 2019 begins today and runs until Sunday 20th October. This year’s campaign will focus on the […]


SFCS celebrates 150 years!

October 09, 2019

This weekend, SFCS held a special party to celebrate its 150th anniversary.  Over 100 people filled our Family Centre, including 37 children. It was wonderful to see so many of our families there. Ark Farm were with us throughout the afternoon, and brought some special farmyard visitors to meet the children. We were also joined […]


Early permanence with Triangle Project

September 28, 2018

In March 2018 St. Francis’ Children’s Society, in partnership with our colleagues at Adoption Focus, launched the Triangle Project. The Triangle Project enables us to jointly approve adopters as foster carers, meaning that children and babies can be placed at the earliest opportunity with foster carers who could ultimately become their permanent adoptive family. This […]


NAW 2018 – What makes a good adopter?

September 12, 2018

It seems impossible, but National Adoption Week is just a month away! That means that adoption agencies like us are gearing up 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 […]


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 […]