Adoption & Fostering

Tuesday, 19 October 2021 02:45

It aims to educate and inform people on the process of modern adoption, with a rounded, honest, and inclusive portrayal of the journey – showcasing the highs and lows and championing the voices...

Adoption & Fostering

Thursday, 14 October 2021 13:19

Fostering services across the country have joined together for the national release of a new short film commissioned by a collaboration of local councils and children’s trusts from all over...

Adoption & Fostering

Tuesday, 14 September 2021 02:12

Outcomes for children and young people in foster care in Wolverhampton have much improved over the last four years, thanks to a project that has helped transform the service. The Family Values...

Adoption & Fostering

Sunday, 22 August 2021 01:47

The #YouCanAdopt Black adopter campaign has relaunched across the West Midlands to encourage Black adults to consider adopting local Black children, who are overrepresented in the care...

Adoption & Fostering

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 03:46

Emma Taylor, who became Chief Executive of Sandwell Children’s Trust in April, is backing the Trust’s 2021 Foster Care Fortnight campaign to highlight the need for more foster carers and to...

Adoption & Fostering

Monday, 10 May 2021 23:33

Throughout this year’s Foster Care Fortnight, which began on Monday 10 May, people who want to find out more about fostering for Wolverhampton are being invited to get in touch or take part in...

Adoption & Fostering

Sunday, 25 April 2021 04:59

A national #YouCanAdopt campaign has launched in the West Midlands to encourage more people to consider adopting groups of brothers and sisters. Latest figures show there are currently 2,020...

Adoption & Fostering

Friday, 22 March 2019 09:00

For most, Mothering Sunday is a simple annual event to celebrate Mum. It’s a day that has special resonance for adoptive Mums and their children. Around three-quarters of children who are adopted...

Adoption & Fostering

Thursday, 21 February 2019 09:00

A cross-party group of MPs and Peers will push for change to ensure adoptive children and families receive the support they need. The new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Adoption &...

Adoption & Fostering

Friday, 14 December 2018 09:15

Wolverhampton has officially thanked dozens of dedicated foster carers for the vital work they do looking after vulnerable children and young people in the city.   The City of Wolverhampton...

Adoption & Fostering

Sunday, 11 November 2018 09:20

People who are interested in becoming a foster carer are invited to meet the Fostering for Wolverhampton team at Molineux Stadium next week.   The event, on Tuesday 13 November from 6.30pm...

Adoption & Fostering

Friday, 02 November 2018 09:20

People interested in becoming foster carers can find out more about this vital role at a special Fostering Friday event today.   Members of the City of Wolverhampton Council’s Fostering for...

Adoption & Fostering

Monday, 15 October 2018 10:05

There are more than twice as many children waiting for families than there are adopters, new figures show. The statistics reveal there are 1,135 children waiting to be adopted but just 407 families...

Adoption & Fostering

Friday, 06 July 2018 10:20

Around 150 foster carers and fostering professionals came together to share best practice and help further improve fostering services for Wolverhampton’s looked after children. The annual Foster...

Adoption & Fostering

Thursday, 24 May 2018 10:10

Have you got room in your home and your heart to foster? Haringey Council is marking foster care fortnight with a series of sessions aimed at encouraging more people to take on the inspiring...

Adoption & Fostering

Monday, 18 December 2017 09:30

Wolverhampton has officially thanked dozens of dedicated foster carers for the vital work they do looking after vulnerable children and young people in the city. The City of Wolverhampton Council's...