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Social Worker Sierra Walton
13 February 2017

Jet setting social worker, Sierra Walton, has swapped her life in New York to help children, young people and families in Thorne.

It’s a far cry from working in child protection in a...

Foster carer Trevor Polson received his award from Trust Chief Executive Paul Moffat
3 February 2017

The work of people who have gone that extra mile to help Doncaster children and young people in care were rewarded for their effortsat an awards ceremony earlier this week.

During the Star...

Festive fun at Bentley Training Centre
10 January 2017

Care leavers’ tastebuds tingled when they were treated to a special Christmas lunch this year, courtesy of head of service Andy Hood.

The Head of Targeted Youth Support donned his pinny and...

: Food glorious food – Yorkshire Building Society customer consultant Amanda Walker (left) and customer representative Antony Leone hand over items for the food hampers to Trust team manager Lisa Wilson.
20 December 2016

Festive fun has been guaranteed for hundreds of disadvantaged children and families, thanks to the generosity of local businesses and residents, who have donated thousands of brand new toys and...

Advanced Practitioner Sam North, Social Work Assistant Tracey Baker and Business Support Officer Michelle Craven, with the Christmas card entries and the winning design, which has been turned into the official Doncaster Children’s Services Trust festive c
19 December 2016

Santa, Rudolph and the Snowman were just some of the inspirations for children in care who submitted entries to a festive card competition.

Santa flying across the night sky was the winning...

Chloe Green has plans for her future
15 December 2016

Dynamo young woman, Chloe, went into care at the age of 15 and now, as a care leaver, is one of a group of Young Advisors with the Doncaster Children’s Services Trust.

At 19, she is...

Members of the St Leger Chapter of the Harley Davidson Club hand over their sacks of presents to Paula Jones and Gail Hartshorn, from the Doncaster Children’s Services Trust south area team, outside the Civic Centre.
13 December 2016

A bunch of biking enthusiasts proved they had a soft heart by putting the wheels in motion to collect seven sacks full of Christmas presents for disadvantaged children in the town.

Members...

Organiser Sue Wakefield, A member of the Independent Visitor scheme
12 December 2016

Poetry, singing, dancing and even a hula hoop routine were part of the programme of entertainment when young people in care presented X-Mas Factor – their own version of the popular TV talent show...

Minister for Vulnerable Children and Families Edward Timpson MP (front centre) and Chief Social Worker for Children and Families Isabelle Trowler, with Trust Chair Colin Hilton (rear left), Trust Chief Executive Paul Moffat (rear right) and some of the Tr
6 December 2016

Minister for Vulnerable Children and Families Edward Timpson MP praised the ‘positive impact’ of  Doncaster Children's Services Trust at its second anniversary celebration.

He was joined...

23 November 2016

The ‘significant progress’ made to improve services for children and young people in need of help and protection in Doncaster has continued to be praised by Ofsted.

In its report, published...

23 November 2016

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust’s fostering team is on the lookout for prospective foster carers to care for Doncaster children.

The Trust’s fostering team will be at St Francis Church...

1 November 2016

Read the final blog from Andy as part of our special series of blogs for National Care Leavers' week. 

Well, it is all over and today is my last blog as part of the series I’ve done for...

DAisnotOK
31 October 2016

A new website has been launched by the Safer Stronger Doncaster partnership, in a five year strategy to tackle domestic abuse.

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust, Doncaster Council and...

27 October 2016

Read the latest blog from Andy as part of our special series of blogs for National Care Leavers' week. 

So I am already at the end of day three. Although I remain tired and hungry most of...

Head of Service for Targeted Youth Support at Doncaster Children’s Services Trust
26 October 2016

Read the latest blog from Andy as part of our special series of blogs for National Care Leavers' week.

So day two is over and as is the case with all best laid plans it didn’t go as...

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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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