Change a Future – become a foster carer

Last Updated: May 10, 2019

Foster carers from Doncaster are to join in the fun as part of a national two week celebration of fostering this month while also hoping to attract more people to come forward to join their fostering family.

The Trust Fostering team, which is part of Doncaster Children’s Services Trust, have lined up a packed programme of events for Foster Care Fortnight, which runs between Monday 13 May and Sunday 26 May.

Doncaster extends its pioneering support for women to cut the number of children taken into care

Last Updated: May 21, 2019

A pioneering programme which supports women who have experienced or are at risk of repeat removals of children from their care is hoping to help more women after funding has been secured to extend the scheme.

The current Pause programme was due to end in June but thanks to the funding from Doncaster Council it will now be mainstreamed to help support more women.

Volunteers applauded by children’s Trust

Last Updated: May 28, 2019

Over 100 people who devote their spare time to helping some of Doncaster’s most vulnerable children and young people are to be thanked as part of national Volunteers’ Week.

The volunteers each commit a minimum of an hour a week to one of five volunteering projects at the Doncaster Children’s Services Trust.

Volunteers’ Week, which runs from Saturday 1 June to Friday 7, is an opportunity to say thank you to all those people who give of their time to help others, as well as being a chance for others to think about joining a scheme.

“Good engagement skills I thought – empathy, non-judgemental and sensitive. Good work.”

IRO praise for the east team

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