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Foster Care Fortnight 2017

Foster Care Fortnight will be taking place this year between 8 th and 21th May 2017 and The Family Placement Service will be making use of this time to promote awareness of the need for fostering in the island. The overarching theme of this year's campaign is 'foster care transforms lives'. Please Read the 2017 Press...Read more »

Fostering Article in Guernsey Press

We were featured in today's Guernsey Press in our efforts to recruit more foster carers. If you like to find out more information about Fostering, please contact Duty Worker on 01481...Read more »

Recruitment Drive at Waitrose

  The Family Placement Service have been out in the community raising awareness of the need for more foster carers. Here are Kate and Vicki at Waitrose in the...Read more »

Term Time Host Families Required

The Services for Children and Young People Directorate are seeking term time hosts for students from Alderney and Sark who are due to commence or continue their education in Guernsey in September 2014. The majority of students will be entering post-16 education at the Grammar School and Sixth Form Centre, Guernsey College of Further Education, or one of the Independent Colleges. Term...Read more »

Concerned about on line safety? Read this!

Many parents and foster carers can feel left behind by the advances in online technology and social networking . Children take to texting, Facebook, Twitter and the rest of it, while not necessarily having the judgement or social skills to keep themselves safe and happy online. In the meantime, carers and parents struggle to give guidance in a world which is unfamiliar...Read more »

Smartphone App for Fostering and Adoption

The British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) has launched a Smartphone app for anyone interested in fostering and adoption. It provides a handy reference tool with lots of information and would be very good for answering questions that occur to you at odd moments when there is no-one to ask and nowhere else to look them up.  Beware that a few sections - Adoption Support for...Read more »


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