EPIC end to the year

Last Updated: November 7, 2018

The Trust’s EPIC (Encouraging Potential, Inspiring Change) team have made it to the finals of the annual Doncaster Business Awards.

The shortlist for the 20th annual awards, run by Doncaster Chamber of Commerce, have been announced and include EPIC, who have earned their place, alongside six others, in the Third Sector Organisation of the Year category for their crime prevention work among children and young people.

Meet our adoption team

Last Updated: November 9, 2018

A number of children in Doncaster cannot live with their birth families and Doncaster Children’s Services Trust is looking for people who have room in their heart and their home to offer them a new start in life.

If you could provide a permanent, loving, home for a Doncaster child you are invited to find out more by calling at an adoption drop-in information event.

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust is to host the event at The Dome on Monday 12 November between 5pm and 8pm.

Care leavers owning their own future

Last Updated: November 13, 2018

A group of ten young people in care are poised to fly the nest and become independent adults – all with a helping hand from a new housing scheme delivered in partnership between Doncaster Children’s Services Trust, Doncaster Council, St Leger Homes and The National House Project.

Preparations are underway to welcome the teenagers into the scheme after Doncaster Children’s Services Trust has been selected to take part in the second phase of a National House Project pilot scheme, funded through the Department for Education (DfE).

Change a child’s life and become a foster carer

Last Updated: November 28, 2018

Trust Fostering is inviting people who are thinking about fostering to come along to an information event at the Dome.

Members of the Trust Fostering team and foster carers will be hosting an event on Thursday 29 November, between 5.30pm and 8.30pm.

The drop-in event at Doncaster Dome is a great way to learn more about the fostering process before making any decision.

Current foster carers and social workers will be among those on hand to explain the fostering process and about providing a loving and stable home for the children who need foster placements.

“Volunteers are the best. People don’t understand or realise how much time and effort it takes to make their young person feel safe and trust them.”

Care leaver

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