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Check out our Latest News, find out what is happening regionally and read about the amazing stories within our Foster Families. We are always interested to hear about any good news stories you may have, so if you have something to share with us then please tell us more.

Let’s have some skele-fun!

  Halloween at CFT was another great success in 2017! In recognition of the spookiest time of the year, our regional offices held events and competitions encouraging the children to embrace the Halloween spirit and get involved in partaking in lots of terrifying activities. Our Midlands Region, held a Halloween

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Groundbreaking fostering sector partnership

Three well established fostering agencies have come together in a groundbreaking move to improve fostering standards across the sector. The Children’s Family Trust, The Foster Care Co-operative and Community Foster Care have joined forces in an unprecedented move to offer unique training that will cut costs and fully prepare foster

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Bake the World a Better Place

  This year CFT offices took part in holding regional coffee morning’s in support of Macmillan Cancer Support. Some of our regions held their events slightly early, however the other offices all joined the rest of the country in the UK’s biggest coffee morning on September 29th 2017, to raise

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Warm Heart during a cold summer…

Amazing child alert! Maisie Staves age 8, who lives with her parents who foster in the Midlands, recently commented on how cold the British Summer has been and how she felt ‘devastated’ to think that there were people living on the streets who might be cold through the summer nights.

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Summer in the South!

Each year at The CFT our regional offices run events to bring together our Foster Families and all of our children. It’s a brilliant opportunity to get together, catch up and make new friends. This year our South Central carried on in true CFT style and held two very successful

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New Face… Same Values

Here at The Children’s Family Trust we are very excited to announce the launch of our new branding! In 2016 it was decided that the organisation would undergo a ‘rebranding’ exercise, following market research about the ways in which the public interpreted our logo and strapline.   The purpose of

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Keeping Safe Online – Snapchat Update

 Instructions for turning on ‘Ghost Mode’ on ‘Snap Map’- Snapchat ‘Ghost mode’ is the privacy setting for remaining invisible on Snapchats new feature, ‘Snap Map’, which shares a user’s location with their Snapchat friends. The map is currently very specific showing the exact street a person is on and making

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Foster Care Fortnight 2017 – Foster Care Transforms Lives

Each year, Foster Care organisations and supporters of the Fostering Community come together in a two-week long campaign named “Foster Care Fortnight” (aka #FCF2017) to highlight the importance of fostering in the UK and to reiterate the needs for foster carers across our nation. The theme for 2017 is ‘Foster

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