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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.

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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One Egg-cellent Easter!

  There was lots to be hoppy about over the Easter Period with all of our offices participating in various Easter Events. We celebrated the most chocolate filled day of the year with lots of treats and activities for the children. Our First Easter Event was in the West Midlands

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Celebrating LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week 2016

7-13 March 2016 has been another brilliant week of highlighting awareness of the need of Foster Carers in the form of LGBT Adoption & Fostering week. Started by LGBT support group ‘New Family Social’ LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week first started in 2012 and has grown year on year! Each

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Open Day in the South…

On Tuesday 16th February, our South Office in Petersfield, Hampshire, held an open day to talk about Fostering and the work our charity does. There was lots of Tea & Cake and a really positive buzz in the air! Cara, one of our Supervising Social Workers, had this to say

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Hair today… Gone Tomorrow

At the end of January, Kitty Dwyer chopped off her beautiful long hair in order to raise funds for The CFT. Kitty created a Justgiving Page before Christmas to help her prepare for the big event and people gave generously to support her in cutting off her golden locks! Kitty

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Christmas in Foster Land…. A Foster Carer Blog

Christmas is always an interesting time of year… no less for that of our Foster Carers. Jo, a Foster Carer from our South region, tells us about her Christmas experiences…   Christmas in Foster Land Christmas in my household has never been ‘normal!’ I was blessed with 3 children, all

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