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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.

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

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“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

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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,

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Christmas was coming – A Carer Leaver’s Story

It had been three months since entering the care system and it’s nothing like I would have expected. The carers had asked what I would like for Christmas and this began the start of my yearly ritual of scouring the Argos catalogue looking for the items I would include on my Christmas list. I was

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“Pack your bags” – A Care Leaver’s Story

“Pack your bags, you’re going away for a week” – A Care Leaver’s Story Early September, the day before I was due to start secondary school. I was excited that it was the first time I would start a school with other students in a new year. Previously my mom had never let us stay

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Sharing our Stories – CEO Update – Issue 7

With Christmas almost upon us it’s that time of the year where we take stock of where we are, as well as preparing for where we’re going in 2019.   The end of 2018 will see the Trust with over 175 children placed and a total of 120 approved Foster Carers with another 20 families

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Going cake crazy for Macmillan!

CFT have once again come together to raise funds for fellow charity Macmillan Cancer Support. 2018 saw the return of the nation’s favourite coffee morning and CFT embraced the spirit by holding coffee meeting’s at each of our regional offices throughout the UK. Combining our coffee mornings with our Foster Carer Team Meetings at various

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