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Women talking to mother
5 August 2015
Vulnerable children and adults in Doncaster are set to benefit from a new way of training and recruiting social workers which focuses on frontline experience. As one of only four such partnerships in...
5 August 2015
An innovative programme to support hundreds of families in Doncaster to make lasting, positive changes in their lives is being rolled out by Doncaster Council, Doncaster Children’s Services Trust and...
31 July 2015
A new team of navigators, together with dedicated police personnel, will next week embark on an intensive programme of in depth activities as they prepare to break the cycle of domestic abuse in...
A visit from the 'Frozen' sisters was among the highlights of the fun day.
6 July 2015
Foster families from across Doncaster enjoyed summer fun in Bentley at the weekend. Foster parents and their children flocked to Doncaster Foster Carers’ Association annual Family Fun Day at Bentley...
3 July 2015
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...
Pause creating space for change
25 June 2015
A new programme of support for women who have experienced or are at risk repeat removals of their children from their care gets underway in Doncaster as part of a national launch announced today....
19 June 2015
Staff at the Trust have spoken of the passion and dedication of their colleagues in a publication which celebrates the organisation’s first six months. The booklet, called ‘Our journey so far’...
16 June 2015
Married couple Wayne and Carl Hodgkinson-Shearing are looking forward to their first Father’s Day this Sunday after recently been approved as foster carers for Doncaster Children’s Services Trust....
Elaine Simpson chats to staff from Doncaster Children's Trust.
15 June 2015
The team working to set up a children’s services trust in Slough visited our offices this month to hear about our experiences. Our Trust is the first children’s social care organisation in the...
11 June 2015
Foster carers were hailed as ‘heroes’ in a recent survey of Doncaster residents.  As part of national Foster Care Fortnight Candice explains how her foster heroes changed her life… “I was a quiet 12-...
Rosie Rosie Winterton, MP for Doncaster Central, shows her support for Doncaster foster carers
10 June 2015
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...
Doncaster Children’s Services Trust Chief Executive Paul Moffat congratulates Amy on her design
9 June 2015
A drawing by a young Doncaster girl has been recreated to make a stunning design used throughout a brochure posted to hundreds of contacts around the country.
One of our Fostering Heroes - Janice Jinks
8 June 2015
Janice Jinks and her husband Kevin have been foster carers for 29 years and have looked after children of all ages. They have recently specialised in looking after older children. Janice says: “Many...
Parent and teenager looking happy.
8 June 2015
Ofsted has praised Doncaster’s new Children’s Services Trust for the way it is helping troubled young people turn their lives around. Ofsted rated the Trust’s Cromwell Drive children’s home in...
3 June 2015
Could you become a real life hero by becoming a foster carer?  Doncaster’s foster carers were recently hailed as ‘heroes’ in a borough-wide survey. They provide local children and young people with...

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