Spotlight on… One-to-one adoption support

May 14, 2018

Welcome to our web series, ‘Spotlight on…’. Each month, we go into more detail about one of our valuable services, to give you a real flavour of the work we do at SFCS and the support we can offer to anyone touched by adoption. This month, we’re looking at the range of one-to-one adoption support […]


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 […]


LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week

March 02, 2018

LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week begins this Monday, 5th March, and St. Francis’ Children’s Society (SFCS) is taking the opportunity to encourage members of the LGBT community to consider adoption. More LGBT adopters and foster carers are needed to provide loving, stable homes for vulnerable children, particularly for those over four years old and sibling […]


REAL ADOPTER STORIES: Michaela & Russell

October 20, 2017

Michaela and Russell’s story is an amazing one. They adopted a sibling group of three children through SFCS, having already had two birth children. This National Adoption Week, they share their story with us. *All names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality   Our route to adoption was rather unusual! We had two birth […]


ADOPTER Q&A: 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. 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 to adopt? It was […]


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 […]


REAL ADOPTER STORIES: Michael and Kate

March 29, 2017

Michael and Kate* adopted siblings with St. Francis’ Children’s Society. We’re so grateful to them for sharing their journey… * Names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality   Our adoption story began in January 2014, when we made our first phonecall to SFCS.  We were hoping to adopt two siblings; we believed that, as […]


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, […]


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 […]


SFCS conference rescheduled

November 07, 2016

IMPORTANT NOTICE – Louise Bomber is now unable to deliver our annual conference on Friday 11th November. The SFCS annual conference, led by renowned author, teacher and therapist Louise Bomber, was due to take place this Friday, 11th November 2016. However, we have been informed that Louise is now unable to speak on that day. The […]