Foster Sandwell Blog

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Rolling out the red carpet for our award winning film!

Rolling out the red carpet for our award winning film!

Celebrations at Metsec today as we received not one but two awards for our current fostering film “Any of Us”. Rt Hon Jacqui Smith, Chair of Sandwell Children’s Trust, was on hand to collect the “Best Collaboration” and “Best Creative Comms” awards for the film...

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Are you fit to foster?

Are you fit to foster?

We’re delighted to working in partnership with our friends at Sandwell Leisure Trust to launch our January ‘Fit to Foster?’ campaign at Sandwell Aquatics Centre, Wednesbury Leisure Centre and Portway Leisure centre. We’ll be having information stands and staff will be...

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Foster carers celebration event 2023

Foster carers celebration event 2023

We had our foster carers celebration event on the 26 October 2023.  I am pleased to share that the day was a huge success.  It was great to see so many of our carers.  The Rt Hon Jacqui Smith (Chair of the Trust Board) and Emma Taylor, Chief Executive introduced the...

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Jessica’s story – A carer leaver’s viewpoint

Jessica’s story – A carer leaver’s viewpoint

Growing up in care is not the ideal situation, on the surface at least. It comes attached with a certain stigma that is difficult to shake. But it also comes attached with the possibility of gaining a second chance; a chance to start over with a new family and life....

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