Providing foster care with his wife Eileen for over forty years, local foster carer Ian Lindley has been recognised for his dedication and commitment to looked after children in Doncaster, receiving an MBE at Buckingham Palace this month.
Yesterday, Wednesday 29 November 2017, saw the fourth Mockingbird constellation launched by Trust Fostering in Doncaster.
Since 2015 the Trust are proud to have been delivering Mockingbird; an alternative fostering method which can help improve placement stability and safety. Through Mockingbird our foster carers are better supported than ever before, and children and young people in care are finding themselves in increasingly permanent and supportive family homes.
Trust Fostering, the fostering service run by Doncaster Children’s Services Trust, is searching for a number of paid, specialist foster carers to join the innovative Mockingbird programme which has been running in the borough since 2015.
Last week saw the third Mockingbird constellation launched in Doncaster by Trust Fostering, with an ice-breaker launch event and social trip to Yorkshire Wildlife Park.
Nine year old, Troy Hughes has been awarded The Fostering Network’s national award for an ‘Outstanding Contribution by Sons and Daughters’ in London this week.
Members of the Doncaster Foster Carer Association (DFCA) have this week donated £100 to a school in Nepal as part of Doncaster Children’s Services Trust Chief Executive’s fundraising mission.
Parents at Travis St Lawrence Primary school in Hatfield are this week being encouraged to consider fostering. A group of our current foster carers have been visiting the school during parent’s evening and providing information to potential foster carers about what it takes to be part of the Trust Fostering family.
Wednesday night saw the shining stars of Doncaster’s children and young people awarded at the Doncaster Superkids Awards, of which Doncaster Children’s Services Trust and Trust Fostering were the main sponsor.
More than 70 children and young people were nominated for the awards, ranging from enterprising star and technology whizz right the way through to fearless bravery and dynamic fundraiser.
Doncaster Children’s Services Trust has this week launched a tongue-in-cheek c