News from South West

Throughout lent, our Heywood office have been collecting essentials for their local food bank. The Heywood Food Bank is run by volunteers and supported by the Heywood SVP society. It plays a vital role in the community by handing out food parcels to those most in need. Foodbanks are grassroots,...

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On the 2nd March, our South East celebrated National Old Stuff Day by opening our offices to our foster carers and staff to drop off old and unwanted clothes and shoes that they no longer wanted so that they could be donated to charity. These clothes were then collected and...

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This year, our Barnsley team have decided to form a group for our foster children that are aged between 7-10 years old. The purpose of the group is to teach young children about where ‘Safer Strangers’ are in the community and where they can get help if they are...

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Between 1st-8th March every year, Time for a Cuppa is celebrated by people hosting a tea party to raise funds for Admiral Nurses. No matter how big or small, every tear party makes a difference and gets people talking and raising awareness for dementia and those facing it everyday....

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Last week, on Wednesday 19th February our Dartford and Stratford office held a pizza making event for the young people placed with our foster carers and the birth children from our fostering families at Pizza Express in Westfield, Stratford. The whole day was amazing with every one learning how to...

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Recently, our Bradford children and carers were treated to see the production of ‘Cinderella’ at Yeadon Hall as part of their annual trip to the pantomime. Everyone was really looking forward to the show and it did not disappoint, even though it was 3 hours long. Our children and young...

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Recently, our Northern support workers Emma and Hayley arranged to take our established Anchor Youth Group out for a few games of bowling and catch up. Our young people have been involved in the youth group for over two years now and have formed great friendships with each other. It’s...

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On Wednesday 5th February, our team at Capstone North ran their first craft activity event of the year and after discussions with our children and young people, it was decided that they wanted to start family craft evenings. This time they based their...

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