Cornwall Support Activities

  • Welly Walk – Beach Picnic NewquayCome and join us with your bucket, spade and a picnic for a beach get together. The Beach is as safe as possible for little ones, with a stream for paddling and digging. Saturday 23rd June 10am to 2pm For any other information please contact hwaring@familiesfor children.org.uk

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  • Cornwall Welly WalksPerfect for little legs, looking for an adventure, we invite you to join us for a morning Welly Walk. Dates for our Welly Walk Events for 2018  Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 Venue and times to be confirmed Booking is essential for these events. [...]

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  • Cornwall Music GroupWe invite you to join  our Music Group in Truro. The music group is for pre-school children and their parent (we suggest children are aged 2ish and upwards). It will resume on Monday 22nd January and will run from  1pm -2.30pm. Venue : To be confirmed on booking We have a music and movement session [...]

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  • Cornwall Coffee MorningsPlease join us for our  monthly coffee morning in Truro, Cornwall . This will be an opportunity to meet other adopters and support each other. The session will run from 9.30am to 11am. 2018 Dates as below Tuesday January 9th February 6th March 13th April 17th May 15th July 10th. For more details on venue please [...]

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  • FREE Adopters WorkshopsFamilies for Children are excited to announce that we are now offering a series of workshops aimed at supporting adopters who are either in Stage 2 of assessment, looking for children or  have a child in placement already.  These are all  stand-alone workshops FREE to participants and are aimed at enhancing adopters understanding  in areas [...]

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Devon Support Activities

  • Exeter Forest SchoolCome and join us for a lovely day out at Exeter Forest School. Spend time with your family, make friends and learn some new skills along the way. We will learn how to build a den and also light a fire. We will finish the day with toasting some delicious marshmallows on the camp fire. [...]

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  • South Devon Dangerous DadsEvent Date: Saturday 23rd June 2018 Event Time: 10 am – 1 pm Event Location: South Devon (full details on booking) This session is designed especially for Dads and their children, both boys and girls. Children of all ages are welcome, but please bear in mind that there is about a 15 minute walk to the field from [...]

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  • Dad’s Night OutSomething  for Dads!  Come and play skittles and relax with other Dads in Barnstaple.The skittle alley is free, drinks/food  can be bought at the bar. When: Wednesday 21st March 7.30pm Wednesday 16th May 7.30pm Wednesday 15th August7.30pm Wednesday 21st November 7.30pm   For more venue details email GCoram@familiesforchildren.org.uk or call 01271 612004 If you are [...]

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  • Coffee Morning – Tiverton We have a new coffee morning  in Tiverton . The aim of this time is to connect local adoptive families  both from FFC and local authorities. Join us on from 10am on the following dates.   23rd May 27th June 25th July August TBC 26th September 24th October 28th November For venue details call  Gill on 01271 [...]

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  • South Devon Coffee, Cake & Catch UpOur coffee, cake and catch-up afternoons are beginning to build momentum with more parents joining each week. The aim of this is for local adoptive families to come together for peer support. Pre-school children are welcome as we have space with toys for them to have fun; however all parents are more than welcome if your children are at school. You [...]

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  • FREE Adopters WorkshopsFamilies for Children are excited to announce that we are now offering a series of workshops aimed at supporting adopters who are either in Stage 2 of assessment, looking for children or  have a child in placement already.  These are all  stand-alone workshops FREE to participants and are aimed at enhancing adopters understanding  in areas [...]

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  • North Devon Coffee MorningsFamilies For Children invite you to come along to our coffee mornings in the Barnstaple. They are being held from 10.00-11.30am every third Wednesday of the month   2018 The dates for Barnstaple Coffee morning are: 16th May 20th May 18th July August TBC 19th September 17th October 21st November 19th December The aim of this time [...]

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  • Plymouth Support GroupA monthly Plymouth support group is now running Tuesdays from 10:30 to 12:30 in Plymouth. Next planned meeting:  2018 July 7th Sept 11th Oct 9th Nov 11th Dec 4th These are held at Betts Guide Centre Station Rd Plympton Plymouth PL7 2AU Pre School children welcome A friendly welcome awaits along with Tea, Coffee and [...]

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Dorset Support Activities

  • North Devon Little Stars Toddler GroupEvery Tuesday   10am – 11.30am   Join us for our Little Stars Toddler Group every Tuesday in Barnstaple from 10am to 11.30M These sessions provide lots of fun things for you to do with your child/children to help build attachment.  Each week consists of play and activities in a purpose built room that has numerous [...]

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  • Dorset Internet Safety & Social Media CourseFamilies For Children will be running new informative (and fun) courses on Social Media and Internet Safety. Covering a range of up to date information on everything Internet and essential tips to keep your children and yourselves safe online! Courses to cover the following age-groups. Thursday 2nd August 2018 4pm – 6pm Course for Young [...]

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  • Play and Catch Up – BournemouthOur new Play and Catch up sessions offer families an opportunity for little ones  to play and have fun, whilst meeting with other adoptive families and Tessa Frampton, our Family Support Worker Every 3rd Tuesday of the month 10.30am – 12 noon There will be a cost of £1 per child for these sessions. There [...]

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  • Dorset Summer Picnic Fun 15th July 2018Please join us and other families for Summer Picnic Fun Sunday 15th July from 12noon. Join Families for Children and Aspire for our annual picnic  including a variety of fun activities. Contact Dorset office on 01305 250204 or dorset@familiesforchildren.org.uk for further details and to book your place.

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  • FREE Adopters WorkshopsFamilies for Children are excited to announce that we are now offering a series of workshops aimed at supporting adopters who are either in Stage 2 of assessment, looking for children or  have a child in placement already.  These are all  stand-alone workshops FREE to participants and are aimed at enhancing adopters understanding  in areas [...]

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Somerset Support Activities

  • FREE Adopters WorkshopsFamilies for Children are excited to announce that we are now offering a series of workshops aimed at supporting adopters who are either in Stage 2 of assessment, looking for children or  have a child in placement already.  These are all  stand-alone workshops FREE to participants and are aimed at enhancing adopters understanding  in areas [...]

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