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Could you live on £57.90 a week?

This week is national care leavers’ week. Could you live on a care leaver's allowance of £57.90 a week? Our Head of Service, Andy will be taking up the challenge.

Fostering Fortnight

Doncaster Children's Services Trust mark the start of National Fostering Fortnight.

Fostering at Sine FM

Some of our fostering ambassadors will be appearing live on Sine FM, Thursday 7 April from 10am.

Westminster calls for Doncaster teenagers

Young people from Doncaster have shared their experiences with MP’s about keeping in contact with their brothers and sisters when they are growing up in different homes.

Doncaster showing positive signs of progress

Minister for Children and Families Edward Timpson MP praised the "ground breaking work" of Doncaster Children's Services Trust at its first anniversary celebration event this month.

Shop window bedroom to find Doncaster foster homes

An eye-catching window display in a town centre store has today been set up to look like a teenager’s bedroom – albeit a slightly tidy one - in a bid to find more foster carers for Doncaster children.

Private fostering – keeping children safe in Doncaster

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust is urging residents this Private Fostering Week (6-10 July) to help them ensure the safety and wellbeing of local children who don’t live at home with their parents or close relative.

Local MP shows her support for fostering

Rosie Winterton, MP for Doncaster Central is backing the call for people in Doncaster to come forward and make their connection with fostering during the Fostering Network’s annual Foster Care Fortnight campaign.

Trust scoops second place at business awards

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust scooped second place among major business sector entries at a national awards event this month for its work in analysing and supporting the skills development of its workforce.

Win prizes in our picture competition

Prizes totalling £100 are up for grabs by Doncaster primary school children in a competition launched by Doncaster Children’s Services Trust this week.

Free iPad up for grabs as fostering survey goes live

Research is underway in Doncaster to evaluate public perceptions of fostering within the borough and its surrounding areas. The survey launched this week and is open until 22 February and anyone successfully completing it will go into a free prize draw to win an iPad.

Inspirational young woman: Lauren Millen

Lauren is 18 and the birth child of a full-time foster carer, her family began fostering when she was 14 years old and have offered placements to newborn babies to children up to the age of nine spanning a couple of days up to 12 months.

Doncaster born student is a rising star

Doncaster-born student Sophie Maxwell (17) is a rising star. For the Doncaster College graphics student designed the children’s trust brand – the design that features on the outside of the Blue Building where the trust’s HQ is based.

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