A busy summer for SFCS

September 15, 2017

It’s been a busy summer in the SFCS Family Centre! We really pushed the boat out during the school holidays and ran no less than four social events for our adopters and their children. As always, our annual summer picnic was the highlight of the holidays. We were joined by ‘The Great Gappo’, who taught […]


Easter Picnic at SFCS!

April 05, 2017

It was fantastic to see so many of our adoptive families at our annual Easter Picnic earlier today. SFCS staff and volunteers were joined by 25 children and their families. The children took part in a ‘Bunny Hunt’, collecting letters to spell out a special message and win a chocolate bunny! The weather was kind to us, […]


ADOPTER Q&A: Elaine’s story

October 19, 2016

Elaine* has adopted three siblings with the help of St. Francis’ Children’s Society. We’re delighted that she has agreed to take part in this honest and revealing Adopter Q&A. *All names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality   How did you arrive at the decision to adopt? I had numerous unsuccessful relationships and decide […]


SFCS staff trained in Theraplay

March 20, 2015

Last week, ten members of the SFCS social work team underwent four days of training in Theraplay®.  The training looked at a wide range of Theraplay techniques, as well as the Marschak Interaction Method. Theraplay is a structured play therapy for children and their parents, which aims to enhance attachment and self-esteem, as well as […]