Adoption & Fostering

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 03:46

Emma Taylor, who became Chief Executive of Sandwell Children’s Trust in April, is backing the Trust’s 2021 Foster Care Fortnight campaign to highlight the need for more foster carers and to...

Adoption & Fostering

Monday, 10 May 2021 23:33

Throughout this year’s Foster Care Fortnight, which began on Monday 10 May, people who want to find out more about fostering for Wolverhampton are being invited to get in touch or take part in...

Adoption & Fostering

Sunday, 25 April 2021 04:59

A national #YouCanAdopt campaign has launched in the West Midlands to encourage more people to consider adopting groups of brothers and sisters. Latest figures show there are currently 2,020...

Adoption & Fostering

Friday, 22 March 2019 09:00

For most, Mothering Sunday is a simple annual event to celebrate Mum. It’s a day that has special resonance for adoptive Mums and their children. Around three-quarters of children who are adopted...

Adoption & Fostering

Thursday, 21 February 2019 09:00

A cross-party group of MPs and Peers will push for change to ensure adoptive children and families receive the support they need. The new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Adoption &...

Adoption & Fostering

Friday, 14 December 2018 09:15

Wolverhampton has officially thanked dozens of dedicated foster carers for the vital work they do looking after vulnerable children and young people in the city.   The City of Wolverhampton...

Adoption & Fostering

Sunday, 11 November 2018 09:20

People who are interested in becoming a foster carer are invited to meet the Fostering for Wolverhampton team at Molineux Stadium next week.   The event, on Tuesday 13 November from 6.30pm...

Adoption & Fostering

Friday, 02 November 2018 09:20

People interested in becoming foster carers can find out more about this vital role at a special Fostering Friday event today.   Members of the City of Wolverhampton Council’s Fostering for...

Adoption & Fostering

Monday, 15 October 2018 10:05

There are more than twice as many children waiting for families than there are adopters, new figures show. The statistics reveal there are 1,135 children waiting to be adopted but just 407 families...

Adoption & Fostering

Friday, 06 July 2018 10:20

Around 150 foster carers and fostering professionals came together to share best practice and help further improve fostering services for Wolverhampton’s looked after children. The annual Foster...

Adoption & Fostering

Thursday, 24 May 2018 10:10

Have you got room in your home and your heart to foster? Haringey Council is marking foster care fortnight with a series of sessions aimed at encouraging more people to take on the inspiring...

Adoption & Fostering

Monday, 18 December 2017 09:30

Wolverhampton has officially thanked dozens of dedicated foster carers for the vital work they do looking after vulnerable children and young people in the city. The City of Wolverhampton Council's...

Adoption & Fostering

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 10:30

Adoption in the Black Country & Adoption Focus, the regional adoption consortium has been selected by the BBC to support them in developing an adoption storyline in a leading soap-opera. Long...

Adoption & Fostering

Friday, 07 July 2017 10:10

Sandwell Council is urging private foster carers or anyone who knows about a private fostering arrangement to get in touch.   The call comes during Private Fostering Week (03 to 07 July) as...

Adoption & Fostering

Thursday, 11 May 2017 10:20

Fosterline England has today launched a campaign to motivate people from all backgrounds to consider if they can care enough to become a foster carer.  The exciting new campaign to recruit...

Adoption & Fostering

Friday, 07 April 2017 10:20

People interested in becoming foster carers can find out more about this vital role at a special Fostering Friday event taking place today (7 April, 2017). Members of the City of Wolverhampton...