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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

“Time To Board”- A Care Leaver’s Story

All I knew was that I was going to be going abroad for a proper holiday, not to say I didn’t have an amazing time in a static caravan in Wales the previous year. I was 12 and this would be the first time I would leave the country and the first time I would Read More

LGBT+ Adoption & Fostering Week Special: “We could not be happier”

This year LGBT+ Adoption & Fostering week runs from 4-10 March 2019 and sees the return of the annual campaign which encourages more LGBT+ people to consider adoption & fostering and celebrates the success stories already out there! As a member agency of LGBT network New Family Social, The Children’s Family Trust will once again Read More

Celebrating 5 years of Sue!

Sue Jennings joined our organisation on 3rd February 2014 as an Administrator for our West Midlands team. Initially joining us at our Droitwich office, Sue has been a part of our office move to Bromsgrove as well as the continued growth of staff, carers and children in our Midlands region. On Sunday 3rd February 2019, Read More