Could you make a differnece in a child's life?

Could you make a difference in a child's life?

Welcome to Trust fostering

Trust Fostering is delivered by Doncaster Children’s Services Trust, a not-for-profit organisation set up to deliver social care and support services to children, young people and families. 

We are passionate about improving children’s lives and making fostering fun.

We know fostering can be very challenging. That’s why when you foster with us you won’t be fostering alone. You’ll be a part of a big fostering family made up of experienced foster carers and social workers who all want our young people to lead happy, safe and active childhoods that allow them to go on and achieve their dreams as adults.

 

“I would never not foster - I just love it!

Fostering News

Stuart and Janet Roberts
16.11.2018

Foster carer Janet Roberts and her husband Stuart have opened their home to more than 100 children and teenagers over the past 40 years.

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Debra Harris
16.11.2018

When Debbie Harris’ children flew the nest, she decided she had the space, time and love available to help one of Doncaster’s children who couldn’t live at home.

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29.10.2018

Young people with experiences of care are making their mark on the social care scene after seeing their ideas turned into reality.

With the core belief that the child’s voice has to be at the centre of everything being embraced by all staff, the Chief Executive of Doncaster Children’s Services Trust, Paul Moffat, recruited a team of Young Advisors in 2015 to help shape services for children and young people in a way that has never happened before.

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Becci collecting her Outstanding Achievement Award at The Fostering Network Awards
25.10.2018

A pioneering teenager has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award at The Fostering Network's annual Fostering Excellence Awards.

Becci Coole, 20, is a care leaver with particular promise and potential, who has overcome many challenges that people her age would rarely face.

Despite these challenges, Becci took on the role of a Chief Executive Young Advisor with the Doncaster Children’s Services Trust as well as a modern apprentice position at just 16.

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16.10.2018

Doncaster children’s Services Trust is celebrating after one of its social workers has been shortlisted in a national award scheme.

Linzi Nicholson has been shortlisted for Team Leader of the Year as part of the national Social Worker of the Year Awards, which celebrate the very best work delivered by the profession to support vulnerable children and young people. Linzi is among one of six children’s social worker team managers from across the country who will compete to win the top accolade at a glittering ceremony to be held in London in November.

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05.10.2018

A carnival theme provided the colourful back-drop to a ceremony held to mark the many and varied achievements of children and teenagers growing up in care and care leavers.

Nearly 100 young people received certificates at the annual Celebrating Success Awards, held jointly by Doncaster Children’s Services Trust and Doncaster Council.

The young people were awarded in categories which marked achievements in education, sport, creativity and the arts and personal achievement and included many examples of courage, determination and kindness.

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 “We love seeing their characters open up while in our care.”