Monthly Archives: September 2015

Southern Counties Team | ‘Up at The O2’ Charity Climb

17 September, 2015

On Wednesday 16th September, the Orange Grove Southern Counties team along with one of our carers, Danni Bartley, climbed all the way over the roof of the O2 Arena to raise money for the Air Ambulance Service. Danni’s life was saved by the Air Ambulance Service following a serious road traffic accident. Despite it’s essential […]

Are You a Foster Carer? Here are the Top 10 Articles and Blogs for You

15 September, 2015

Articles   22/11/12 – Leaving Foster Care can be traumatic for adopted children – ministers must recognise this – Community Care This article discusses the transition from fostering to adoption for children in care, with the personal story of Mikey giving the reader a real experience of the changes they face. It is very useful […]

The Top 27 Books Foster Carers Should Read

A Child’s Journey through Placement by Vera Fahlberg (2004) This book contains the theoretical knowledge base and skills necessary for understanding, working with and planning for children and their families.   A Guidebook for Raising Foster Children by Susan McNair Blatt (2000) This book is based on the American foster system so information regarding laws […]

Three Counties Family Day Out | Ragley Hall

On Wednesday 19th August, the team at the Three Counties Midlands office treated our carers, children and young people to a day out at Ragley Hall in Alcester, Warwickshire. Everyone brought along a picnic and we set up our gazebo on the huge open field where we could relax, play a game of rounders and explore the […]

Three Counties Arts and Crafts Day

Our Three Counties and Midlands team now have a second office in the centre of Dudley. Both the Bromsgrove and the Dudley venues will be used for training and forums, as well as events for our children and young people. As our Dudley office was very new, we wanted to let our children and young […]

Shrewsbury Office Grand Opening

14 September, 2015

Orange Grove Fostercare was blessed with a lovely sunny day to celebrate the opening of the office in Hadnall, which bolsters the support to carers, staff and young people in the Shropshire and Telford areas. Rob Foster, captain of Shrewsbury Cricket Club, kindly came to open the office. The Shrewsbury Cricket Team have just won […]

Thurleigh Farm and Adventure Playground

1 September, 2015

On Thursday 13th August, our Three Shires team treated our Carers’, looked after children and family to a day of adventure, fun and learning at the Thurleigh Farm and Adventure Playground. Thank you to all who came along and here are a few snaps we’d like to share from the day!