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Referrals have long been one of the most successful ways of recruiting foster carers across the UK and our own amazing carers in Cornwall have certainly played their part. Now it’s your turn – if you refer a family member or a friend to the Fostering Team and they go on to care for a […]
The focus of this year’s National Adoption Week is on those children who wait longer to find their forever families; children with disability, older children and, in particular, sibling groups. Cornwall is no exception to this, with 5 groups of two and 1 sibling group of three currently waiting for us to find them a […]
A new support service is being launched in Cornwall to give greater support to foster carers and the children they look after. The new Specialist Fostering Support team is made up of social workers, family support workers, youth workers, family therapists and educational psychologists from Cornwall Council’s Together for Families. The aim of the 10-strong […]
Lots of us have no doubt seen and enjoyed last year’s box office hit, Instant Family, which dealt with the US foster care adoption process with great style and humour. The film was based on the true life experience of director Sean Anders, who was quoted as saying: “Adopting our kids was the best thing that’s ever […]
What a fabulous Royal Cornwall Show! It did its usual thing; sun – rain – sun..and then some more rain, but as usual the doughty Cornish folk proved their mettle and braved the elements to make it a huge success again, whatever the weather. The Fostering and Adoption team were there in full force at […]
There are nearly 500 young people currently in care across our county and Cornwall Council is constantly looking to recruit new carers who are able to offer loving homes and nurturing environments to those who need them most. With such a diverse range of young people in care, we’re looking for carers from all walks […]