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Developments in Digital Accessibility

At The Children’s Family Trust (CFT), we value all of our audience, customers and service users, and strive to ensure that everyone accessing our website has the most positive user experience possible. We have recently added a new accessibility tool, Recite Me, which allows users to customise our website and view it in a way Read More

Meet the Team – Patricia Moore

  Today we are introducing you to a new staff member… but a strangely familiar face! Please join us in welcoming Patricia Moore as our Support Worker for our South-Central Region. Patricia has previously been a long-term Foster Carer with our South-Central team, before joining us as a Support Worker recently. We are so excited Read More

Meet the Team- Rurkinder

Please join us in welcoming Rurkinder Sidhu as our Principal Social Worker in our West Midlands Region. Rurkinder is joining us with a comprehensive experience in Fostering and is excited to join The CFT family. Rurkinder has over twenty years of experience in a variety of social work roles and before joining our West Midlands Read More

A Christmas Message from our CEO!

  Well, we’ve finally arrived at the end of 2020! And what a year it’s been for all of us in so many different ways. The beginning of 2020 brought so much hope and lots of plans for what was going to be a very exciting 75th year for the CFT. But as the pandemic Read More

New Role for a Familiar Face -Heather

  Please join us in welcoming Heather Mulholland as our Principal Social Worker in our East Midlands Region. Heather is joining us with a wide range of experience in children in care. She is excited to join us as a permanent employee in The CFT team. Heather has been working in a variety of independent Read More

Continuing to thrive at 75!

  The CFT celebrate our 75th Anniversary! In 1945, a visionary named Paul Field dreamt that all children would have the opportunity to live in a home where they felt safe, supported and loved. After resigning from his role in a children’s home, Paul was determined to give children who were no longer able to Read More

A warm welcome to Mark

  Please join us in welcoming Mark Basley as our new Supervising Social Worker in our North East Region. Mark is joining us with a wealth of experience in children’s social care services and he is excited to join The CFT team. Before joining the North East Region, Mark, in his last role was a Read More

Black Lives Matter – A Statement from CFT

  Black Lives Matter. The current ‘Black Lives Matter’ campaign following the tragic and unnecessary death of George Floyd in the USA has raised issues of racism across the globe. The Children’s Family Trust is acutely aware of the institutional flaws in our system and the resulting negative impact on the lives of black, Asian Read More

Celebrating 10 years of Terri!

We have a special achievement post! We would like to say a massive congratulations to staff member, Terri Stevens, who has this year celebrated her 10th anniversary! Terri joined The CFT on 26th May 2010 at just the tender age of 20! Initially joining the North East region as an Administrator full time, she has Read More

A message from our CEO: Staying safe in unprecedented times

As an organisation, we understand the concern surrounding the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak. As we all navigate this particularly difficult period, the health, wellbeing and safety of our children & young people, foster families and employees remains our highest priority. On 21st April 2020, our CEO, Marina Mulholland, gave an update our about the Read More