A sunken sandpit, nature area and a music zone are just some of the wonderful new activities children at a short break unit in Kidderminster can now enjoy.
Published on Wednesday, 27th November 2019
Over 3,000 domestic abuse notifications have been referred to schools since the launch of Operation Encompass 12 months ago.
Published on Friday, 11th October 2019
There are more than 160 children currently being cared for by Kinship Carers in Worcestershire.
Published on Tuesday, 1st October 2019
Worcestershire Children First has officially gone live, and today a new way of delivering children’s services in the county will begin.
Published on Thursday, 19th September 2019
Final proposals for changes to the way overnight short breaks are delivered will be discussed at Worcestershire County Council’s Cabinet on the 26th of September.
Published on Thursday, 22nd August 2019
Last week may have been National Allotment Week, but every week is allotment week for the children and staff working on the Green Fingers project.
Published on Tuesday, 9th July 2019
Worcestershire Children First have confirmed the appointment of three independent non-executive directors.
Published on Wednesday, 26th June 2019
Foster parents for over 30 years are delighted their son and his wife are following in their footsteps.
Published on Wednesday, 29th May 2019
Former Local Government Chief Executive, Rob Morrison, has been announced as Chairman of Worcestershire Children First.
Published on Wednesday, 29th May 2019
More than 100 foster carers attended the annual Foster Care Conference organised by Worcestershire Fostering last week at Worcester Racecourse.
Published on Wednesday, 22nd May 2019
Both the County Council and Worcestershire Children First, recently celebrated the achievements of their Early Years Children in Care.
Published on Tuesday, 29th January 2019
Six Worcestershire social workers have been recognised with awards for their outstanding work, during Worcestershire County Council's Celebrating Social Workers Week.
Published on Thursday, 3rd January 2019
We want your views on our prevention and public health services for children, young people and families
Published on Thursday, 18th October 2018
An event was held this weekend to recognise the important role foster carers birth children play in fostering.
Published on Monday, 21st May 2018
Today marks the start of the second week of Foster Care Fortnight, and Worcestershire Fostering is encouraging the county's families to consider becoming foster families.
Published on Monday, 14th May 2018
A new film launch focusing on the need for foster carers to work with Looked After young people received the red-carpet treatment in Birmingham as part of the launch of Foster Care Fortnight.
Published on Monday, 26th February 2018
Worcestershire's Fostering Service is looking for six new carers to join their Placement Plus scheme, this year.
Published on Thursday, 22nd February 2018
The latest monitoring visit to Worcestershire children’s services, by Ofsted Inspectors, has found that progress is being made.
Worcestershire County Councillor's debate their role as Corporate Parent and ask "Would this be good enough for my own children?"Published on Friday, 13th January 2017
Councillors at Worcestershire County Council debated their role as Corporate Parent at a Full Council meeting.
Published on Friday, 16th October 2015
A project supporting the health and well-being of Looked After Children and foster carers has been awarded another five-years of Lottery funding.
Published on Thursday, 13th August 2015
Worcestershire County Council is encouraging parents to find out if they could claim free childcare for their 2 year old.
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