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Who you gonna call? CFT! – New OOH Line

As of 1st April 2017 – Foster Carers for The CFT will enjoy a new out-of-hours (OOH) line where they can contact an on duty social worker outside of office hours, 24 hours a day. Although we have had an OOH system for many years, following feedback from some users of the line, we have decided

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Sharing Our Stories – CEO Update Issue 3!

The CEO’s letter I would like to start by wishing everyone a Happy New Year, even though we are now in February! At this time, each year David and his team are working hard preparing for our annual audit, often explained as ‘David’s very own Ofsted Inspection’! I have no

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Sharing our Stories – CEO Update Issue 2!

The CEO’s letter Just over two years ago we decided to launch the Andrew Turner Award. This was predominantly in recognition of our then Chairman who, over many years contributed so much to the continuation of the Trust. We have much to thank him for. As a result, we put

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Celebrating the very best of Foster Care…

On 27th September 2016, we proudly attended the Fostering Excellence Awards in London to celebrate the achievements of our Foster Carers, Clare & Mike Eynon and former looked after child- Charmaine. The Fostering Excellence awards are run each year by The Fostering Network and are a chance to come together

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Sharing our Stories – CEO Update

For many years we have produced a Newsletter in which we detail the happenings of all at The CFT.  Following our website update, we have decided that it is also time to bring aspects of our Famous Newsletter, ‘The CFT Times’, into the digital world and from now on we

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Foster Care Fortnight 2016

Research shows that a child comes into the care system in need of a Foster family every 20 minutes in the UK. It is estimated that we need to recruit 9070 foster families within the next 12 months to meet the demand of children who are currently searching for foster

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