Monthly Archives: December 2015

Foster Care Facts and Statistics Infographic

21 December, 2015

Local Authorities, with the support of leading organisations and charities such as Ofsted, the Coram, The Fostering Network and IFAs (Independent Fostering Agencies), play a leading role in securing a brighter future for children in care. To give you an idea of how important the foster care industry is to helping these children fulfil their […]

Children’s Christmas Bowling Fun!

18 December, 2015

For this year’s children’s Christmas Event, the London and Essex Team decided to go bowling. We had two games of bowling, followed by a yummy meal. It was a great evening and all the children and staff had so much fun!    

Annual Award Ceremony | London and Essex | 2015

17 December, 2015

The London & Essex Team recently held their Annual Award Ceremony. Our children were awarded with a star shaped medal with an engraving “YOU ARE A STAR”, together with a specially designed certificate for the occasion. Prior to the ceremony we asked our Foster Carers to nominate the children for something they had achieved over the […]

Foster Carer Christmas Party 2015 | London & Essex Team

16 December, 2015

This year, the Carers’ Christmas Party was held in a beautiful, local bar. Everyone enjoyed a lovely Christmas buffet with drinks. Our Foster Carers were able to catch up and socialize, and there was also a bit of dancing too!  As part of the evening, we made a presentation to one of our Carers who have […]

Meadowhall Recruitment Event | 7th December

15 December, 2015

Our Yorkshire team had a great day out at Meadowhall Shopping Centre on Monday 7th December, recruiting new Foster Carers. Thanks to everyone who came along to see us! For any upcoming fostering events, make sure you keep a look out on our events page.  

Our Young People’s Achievements | December 2015

A huge well done and congratulations from everyone at Orange Grove to the following young people who are going over and above with their achievements this year: NL completed 82 lengths in a ‘swimathon’, raising over £100 for gifts for Elderly People who are having no visitors over Christmas. CL who’s singing group won a […]

From Registered Manager to Approved Foster Carer!

14 December, 2015

Deb and Mark Southwick were welcomed to the Orange Grove team at our carer Christmas lunch. Deb was formerly a manager for Orange Grove and has made the step to be a Foster Carer. We wish her and her family best wishes in the next phase of their fostering career and we look forward to […]

Orange Grove Yorkshire’s Christmas Party

9 December, 2015

On Saturday 5th December, our Orange Grove Yorkshire team celebrated the start of the festive season and a brilliant year at Boothferry Golf Club Howden, East Yorkshire. Special guests included two sisters from ‘Frozen’ and Michael Buble (look-a-like) who performed some classic Christmas songs. And that’s not all… the team also had a Street Dancing lesson and […]

Orange Grove Staffordshire Get Festive at Shugborough Christmas Fair

8 December, 2015

The Christmas Fair at Shugborough was a festive event which was made even better by the enticing aromas from the many food stalls. The team had a lovely day and enjoyed meeting the people who came to our stand to express an interest in fostering. For those who weren’t able to make the event, please contact us and […]