Ramadan and Eid Festival Explained: Information for Carers

Ramadan is observed by Muslims worldwide and is regarded as a blessed month, which is observed on the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. There are five basic rules in Islam which all Muslims must follow. These are known as The Five Pillars of Islam. Ramadan symbolises one of the Five Pillars and is referred [...]

Ramadan and Eid Festival Explained: Information for Carers 2019-05-28T14:38:57+00:00

NFA Group Collaborate with Children and Foster Carers to Record Song Raising Awareness of Need for Additional 8,000 Carers

We’re excited to announce that NFA Group has collaborated with children and foster carers on the recording of an original new song which aims to raise awareness for fostering. We hope that the song will help to encourage people to start a career in foster care – with the UK currently in need of an [...]

NFA Group Collaborate with Children and Foster Carers to Record Song Raising Awareness of Need for Additional 8,000 Carers 2019-05-10T10:51:07+00:00

What Are Autism Spectrum Disorders? Autism and ADHD Explained

Autism spectrum disorders affect around 700,000 people in the UK, meaning that over 2.8 million people have a family member on the autism spectrum. It’s a lifelong condition that affects how people interact with others, and it can be mild or serious depending on where the person sits on the spectrum. For families with an [...]

What Are Autism Spectrum Disorders? Autism and ADHD Explained 2019-04-04T15:04:25+00:00

E-safety Interview with fostering expert Lynn Findlay

Fostering an ethos of online safety and digital parenting “Good, very thorough and accessible” These guidelines have been developed to assist fostering agencies, social workers and foster carers develop an ethos of online safety and digital parenting; with the aim of creating joined up thinking in the fostering process as a whole. There are many [...]

E-safety Interview with fostering expert Lynn Findlay 2019-02-08T14:03:53+00:00

Interested in Fostering? Join us for Breakfast and a Natter.

TALK TO US ABOUT FOSTERING with Breakfast and a Natter  Venue:  Coffee Pronto, 1-3 Beveridge way, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 4DZ THURSDAY 28th FEBRUARY 2019 10:00 am – 11:00 am ................................................................................ IS THE RIGHT TIME FOR YOU? Are you interested in changing the lives of children? Do you care about children and want to [...]

Interested in Fostering? Join us for Breakfast and a Natter. 2019-02-06T11:02:41+00:00

COFFEE MORNING

Come and join us for coffee, cake and a chat with members of our social work team who will be able to answer any questions you may have around your suitability to foster. TALK TO US ABOUT FOSTERING at OUR COFFEE MORNING Venue:  Starbucks Cargo Fleet Lane Middlesbrough TS3 8EJ THURSDAY 7th FEBRUARY 2019 10:00 [...]

COFFEE MORNING 2019-02-04T10:35:18+00:00

7 lessons I’ve learnt from introverted children

If you care for a quiet, shy or 'less sociable' young person, this knowledge gained working with foster parents who care for introverted children may help you support them. Courtesy of NFA North West training manager Kath Hamblett.   1. Introverts aren’t aloof Some children may exclude themselves simply because they’re frightened of forming an [...]

7 lessons I’ve learnt from introverted children 2019-04-02T07:40:17+00:00

Introduction to attachment and foster care | Joe Nee

Expert in attachment theory Joe Nee highlights some of the impact a child’s attachment experience can have on them and their foster families.   As children develop, from conception to adulthood, they need support from those responsible for protecting them during this journey. When going through the various stages in this developmental process their experience [...]

Introduction to attachment and foster care | Joe Nee 2019-01-21T09:03:21+00:00

Skills to Foster

Reach Out Care is holding a Skills to Foster training course on 21st September 2018 to 23rd September 2018. The training will take place at our Hope House offices from 10 am until 4pm. Becoming a foster carer means you are required to and expected to keep up to date with training regardless whether you foster [...]

Skills to Foster 2018-09-17T15:47:07+00:00

Fostering Service Reach Out Care Ltd – Ofsted Inspection

Fostering Service 2018 Ofsted Inspection Report. We are delighted to say we have been assessed as Good in all three assessment  areas The assessment areas were: Overall experiences and progress of children and young people, taking into account How well children and young people are helped and protected. The effectiveness of leaders and managers Over [...]

Fostering Service Reach Out Care Ltd – Ofsted Inspection 2019-05-02T14:11:25+00:00

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