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Sharing our Stories – CEO Update Issue 5!

The CEO’s letter As autumn approaches once again it’s time to reflect, take stock and plan for the coming year. 2017 has proved to be yet another challenging year for the Trust. As a management team we meet each October to plan for the coming year, planning recruitment, predicting budgets and preparing for forthcoming placements.

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Bake the World a Better Place

  This year CFT offices took part in holding regional coffee morning’s in support of Macmillan Cancer Support. Some of our regions held their events slightly early, however the other offices all joined the rest of the country in the UK’s biggest coffee morning on September 29th 2017, to raise money for the cancer charity.

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Warm Heart during a cold summer…

Amazing child alert! Maisie Staves age 8, who lives with her parents who foster in the Midlands, recently commented on how cold the British Summer has been and how she felt ‘devastated’ to think that there were people living on the streets who might be cold through the summer nights. Maisie decided in that moment

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Summer in the South!

Each year at The CFT our regional offices run events to bring together our Foster Families and all of our children. It’s a brilliant opportunity to get together, catch up and make new friends. This year our South Central carried on in true CFT style and held two very successful summer events! On the 28th

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New Face… Same Values

Here at The Children’s Family Trust we are very excited to announce the launch of our new branding! In 2016 it was decided that the organisation would undergo a ‘rebranding’ exercise, following market research about the ways in which the public interpreted our logo and strapline.   The purpose of the re-brand was to more

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Keeping Safe Online – Snapchat Update

 Instructions for turning on ‘Ghost Mode’ on ‘Snap Map’- Snapchat ‘Ghost mode’ is the privacy setting for remaining invisible on Snapchats new feature, ‘Snap Map’, which shares a user’s location with their Snapchat friends. The map is currently very specific showing the exact street a person is on and making them easily identifiable with personalized

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Sharing our Stories – CEO Update Issue 4!

The CEO’s letter Since my last letter in February we have been very busy recruiting new staff and Foster Carers as well as moving offices and preparing for the launch of our exciting rebrand. We now have new Social Work staff in all four of our regional offices as well as a new Assistant Accountant

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Foster Care Fortnight 2017 – Foster Care Transforms Lives

Each year, Foster Care organisations and supporters of the Fostering Community come together in a two-week long campaign named “Foster Care Fortnight” (aka #FCF2017) to highlight the importance of fostering in the UK and to reiterate the needs for foster carers across our nation. The theme for 2017 is ‘Foster Care transforms lives’, drawing attention

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