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Sue Durrant
13 April 2015

t's 5am Monday and the sound of my alarm signals the start of another busy week.  I like to get up early as I find it useful to take some quiet time to allow myself to think, reflect and plan. ...

2 April 2015

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust is leading a unique programme to break the cycle of domestic violence by helping victims and their children recover and move on together. The initiative is...

Presenting the eggs
1 April 2015

Young people who live in Doncaster children’s homes will enjoy Easter treats thanks to staff and customers of two local funeral providers.

J. Steadman & Sons of Balby and the Doncaster...

mage of staff with board showing 18 doors
27 March 2015

Churches in Doncaster committed themselves to helping find 18 new foster homes this week as part of the national Home for Good campaign. The campaign...

11 March 2015

The first ever National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day is taking place on Wednesday 18 March and Doncaster residents are being asked to play their part in protecting local children from...

11 March 2015

Seven of Doncaster’s fostering agencies gathered this week at a conference to celebrate fostering in the borough where the initial findings of a pioneering survey, which attracted more than three...

3 March 2015

The commitment of Donvaster Children's Services Trust's 32 independent  visitors shone this month when Chief Executive Paul Moffat awarded certificates of recognition to the scheme’s volunteers....

Eileen and Ian Lindley
27 February 2015

Eileen and Ian Lindley are living proof that being in your seventies and being active foster carers are not mutually exclusive. In fact the Doncaster couple have been successfully fostering for...

26 February 2015

A groundbreaking approach to foster care and support for children and foster carers comes to Doncaster from The Fostering Network, following a £150,000 funding award from the Department for...

The Radley's
11 February 2015

he reverend Richard and Joanne Radley have lived in Doncaster for six years and four of them have been spent sharing their busy lives in the Vicarage at St Mary’s in Wheatley with vulnerable young...

Doncater Fostering Research
3 February 2015

Research is underway in Doncaster to evaluate public perceptions of fostering within the borough and its surrounding areas. The Fostering Research Project, funded by the Department for Education,...

Janet Roberts, Rosie Winterton and Trevor Polson
19 January 2015

Doncaster Foster Care Association are celebrating after they were nominated through local votes to receive a gift of £2,000. Around 20 representatives from the Association and from Doncaster...

Chloe Green
16 December 2014

Chloe Green is a 17 year old looked after young person who has lived with her foster carers for the past 4 years after her parents split.

Determined to help others, Chloe was taken on as a...

16 December 2014

Doncaster Children's Services Trust recently held an XFactor style show where the towns young people showcased their talents.

The 'Xmas Factor' event was held at the Mary Woollett Centre on...

Ribbon Cutting
8 December 2014

A plethora of business leaders and dignities descended on Doncaster today as the town officially opened its Children's Services Trust (DCST).

The new independent trust, housed in the Blue...

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“Excellent team work taken place between YOS/16+; it has shown that when we work together it can definitely help our young people and make the difference.” 

Intervention worker in YOS

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