Foster carers look after children or young people who cannot live with their own families. This could be due to reasons that include illness, relationship breakdown or concerns about their welfare. In March 2018, there were 75,420 children in England living with foster families. These families provide children and young people with a safe and […]
Foster carers with Slough Children’s Services Trust receive excellent support which includes generous allowances, excellent training and 24/7 support.
Local businesses and Slough Children’s Services Trust have come together to explore how foster friendly work places could help address an urgent need for foster carers.
Are you a foster friendly employer? You’re sure to have various parental policies but the chances are you don’t have one for staff who are foster carers or wish to become one. At a time when there is a record number of children in care and a national shortage of foster carers, this is more important […]
Slough Children’s Services Trust has just launched its Christmas Toy Appeal to ensure that every disadvantaged child across the borough receives a gift on Christmas day and gets to experience some of the magic of Christmas that other children do. The Trust is asking people in Slough to add just one extra gift to their […]
The best thing about fostering is making that permanent, positive, powerful change.
Monday’s are rarely the best day of the week for any of us but, for me, last Monday was fantastic! Myself, Sabbah Khan, also from Virtual school, and Harry Sandhar, from CLA and Care Leavers, took six of our young people along to O2’s HQ for an insight day, which had been specially tailored for […]
What does fostering mean to you? Fostering can be many things… to a child, fostering can be everything!