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April 6 2020 12:00
Fostering Assessments with Orange Grove during social distancing
We're still recruiting foster parents during these challenging times and are now undertaking virtual fostering assessments and training.
January 31 2020 12:00
Yorkshire ‘Outstanding’ for Two Consecutive Ofsted Inspections
Our Yorkshire team is celebrating after receiving its second consecutive Outstanding Ofsted report since 2016.
November 22 2019 12:00
Team MK Take On 12-Hour Cyclathon for Children In Need
Our Milton Keynes team took on the impressive challenge of a 12-hour cyclathon and raised more than £560 for Children in Need.
September 25 2019 12:00
Fostering When You Have a Child – Why You Should Consider it!
Fostering when you have a child of your own living at home can be an enriching and rewarding experience that your whole family benefits from.
August 23 2019 12:00
Celebrating LGBTQ+ Fostering at Brighton Pride
Our Southern Counties team attended Brighton Pride to encourage others within the LGBTQ+ community to consider fostering.
June 25 2019 12:00
North West Rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted
Our North West office is celebrating after receiving a second consecutive 'Outstanding' Ofsted report since 2015.
March 27 2019 12:00
Southern Counties Rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted
We’re proud to announce that our Southern Counties team have been rated as ‘Outstanding’ following an official inspection from Ofsted.
December 20 2018 12:00
Food Bank Appeal Success
We've been busy gathering food donations over the festive period to donate to food banks up and down the country, including the Trussell Trust.
December 13 2018 12:00
How To Encourage Learning Over Christmas
Christmas can provide many opportunities for our children and young people to practice the skills they have been learning at school.
December 7 2018 12:00
10 Ways to Make a Foster Child Feel Special at Christmas
As the festive season approaches, our foster carers share their tips on how to make a foster child feel special and part of the family at Christmas.
December 6 2018 12:00
How You Can Help Your Child Deal with Frustration and Anger
Many of the children and young people coming into care suffer from severe emotional delays, often due to their past experience of neglect and abuse.
October 15 2018 12:00
Southern Counties Charity Abseil
A team of daredevil staff and young people from our Southern Counties team took part in a charity abseil recently at Blackland Farm in East Grinstead.
October 4 2018 12:00
Poetry Competition Winner
As National Poetry Day began to approach we launched a poetry competition for all of our foster children and birth children to take part in.
June 19 2018 12:00
Summer Kitchen Project Launch
We’re encouraging children to grow and cook with their own fruit and vegetables with our Summer Kitchen Project.
April 11 2018 12:00
How to Prepare for Your First Foster Child
Read some advice from our foster carers on how to prepare for the arrival of your first foster child.
April 10 2018 12:00
National Siblings Day 2018
Today, we are proudly supporting National Siblings Day – a day to mark and honour the lifelong bonds between brothers and sisters.
April 4 2018 12:00
What To Do the First Day with a Foster Child
Our foster carers share their thoughts on the most important things you should do on the first day with a foster child to help them settle
March 28 2018 12:00
How to Support Your Own Children When Fostering
Our foster carers share some invaluable advice on how to support your own children when you're new to fostering.
June 20 2017 12:00
A Celebration for Foster Carers’ Children
We recently held our annual celebration of our wonderful birth children – our way of saying thank you to them for opening their hearts and homes to our foster children.
May 27 2017 12:00
Foster Care Fortnight Celebration
As part of the Fostering Network’s national Foster Care Fortnight campaign, our team at Three Shires attended a special celebration lunch in Milton Keynes.
May 8 2017 12:00
Foster Care Transforms Lives
Being a foster carer is a career like no other and makes such a difference to the lives of many children.
March 6 2017 12:00
Preparing Young People For The World Of Work
Our London and Essex team recently held a CV Writing and Interview Skills Workshop to support young people with applying for jobs and apprenticeships.
October 7 2016 12:00
What is fostering like for the sons and daughters of foster carers?
We asked our sons and daughters what fostering is like for them - discover their poems and drawings about fostering.
June 16 2016 12:00
Celebrating Sons and Daughters in Fostering
A fun-filled time was had by all at our Fostering Weekend as we took to the forest to celebrate our wonderful fostering sons and daughters.
January 8 2016 12:00
How important is it for foster children to stay in one place?
It's hugely important that children in care experience a stable family home environment that remains consistent in their often turbulent early lives.