News from North

To celebrate Black History Month 2019, the Capstone South East team hosted a ‘Multi-cultural Lunch’ on Wednesday 16th October 2019. It was a great opportunity for our region to recognise and appreciate our diverse team. We have staff from the African, Caribbean and Asian subcontinents, as well as Europe...

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Here at Capstone, we are very community-driven and like to give back to our local communities where we can. We regularly make plans to fundraise, donate to foodbanks and even support with sponsorships and donations when requested. Kay and Russell have been fostering with Capstone Foster Care for 3 years....

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On Tuesday 29th October, our Heywood team got into the full Halloween spirit and held a party for all our children and carers. Fancy dress was optional for the occasion, but most children arrived in some fantastic creative costumes. We had witches, mummies, spiders,...

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Our Barnsley hub also held their annual Halloween party for all our carers and young people. We had a fantastic turn out on the day and all the children loved the craft activities that we had put on and came dressed up in an...

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Our children and young people can experience stress and anxiety just like adults can. However, they tend to show it in different ways. Yoga is an excellent way...

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Every October, the fostering community come together to celebrate Sons and Daughters Month, an annual campaign by The Fostering Network. This year our North team decided to celebrate this at our Bradford office and give recognition to the important role that birth children and young people play in welcoming...

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On 22nd October, our staff invited families to meet up and take part in a litter picking event at Queens Park in Heywood. The weather was dry and sunny so perfect for the activity. On arrival at our planned meeting point we had a talk about...

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Our Barnsley team and Bradford team came together to hold the ‘Big Day Out’ at Dobroyd Castle on Sunday 20th October for all our carers and young people! We chose Sunday so this gave all of our foster families a chance to come along and enjoy the day. The castle itself...

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