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Calling all Home Hero’s – Join us in the 2.6 Challenge

We want to tell you about a brilliant new campaign that has been created to help support UK charities like families for Children, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Presenting the 2.6 CHALLENGE. Like us here at Families for Children, thousands of charities across the nation have had to cancel fundraising events as well as reduce or even stop services at a time when vulnerable members of society need them most. But …

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An urgent appeal from Judi Spiers

During this difficult time patron Judi Spiers appeals for help to raise vital funds for Families for Children who support adopted children and their families. Fears around isolation can often trigger memories of past trauma for these vulnerable children who have experienced abuse or neglect in their early lives and can impact their recovery. Without …

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PACT The Adopter Hub

We would like to remind all our families about ‘The Adopter Hub’, an online support service for adopters available 24 hours a day (provided by PACT). During the current coronavirus pandemic there are new resources to help families. The Adopter Forum is a great place to ask questions and share ideas with other adopters. You can …

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Could you be a family for Kevin?

Family for Me, a campaign designed specifically to find families for children who have been waiting the longest to be adopted, is being re-launched across the South West to find a family for Kevin. Kevin is a charismatic, smart little six year old.  His lovely thick dark hair and long eyelashes are characteristic of his …

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Families for Children recognised in the Parliamentary Review

The Parliamentary Review, co-chaired by former ministers Lord Pickles and Lord Blunkett, publishes its latest, highly anticipated edition this spring. Featuring commentary from the prime minister and senior politicians alongside business and thought leaders across both the private and public sectors, The Review aims to share and promote best practice among executives and policymakers. Success …

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A child sees a parent not a gender – Adopt with Pride

New Family Social’s LGBT+ Adoption & Fostering Week campaign returns this year from 2-8 March. The week will focus on tackling the myths and expectation of discrimination LGBT+ people can hold, that prevent them from exploring both routes to parenthood. Local adoption agency, Families for Children, are launching a new campaign during this week to …

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Nominated charity for Tracks of exeter Suzuki

Tracks of Exeter Suzuki have generously nominated Families for Children as their chosen charity; Tracks will be raising money in aid of Families for Children through raffles, cake sales, sponsored events and match funding sales donations. Do visit the dealership to get involved! www.trackssuzuki.co.uk Tracks will also be kindly providing a vehicle for raffle as …

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Our Peer Link Adopter Mentor Support Service

‘It’s all about rapport, relationship’ (Peer Link Mentor) Peer Link provides a supportive peer mentoring service to adopters with the aim of developing confidence and skills and awareness of the needs of their children. The wider benefits include linking into local networks of support, thereby sustaining placements and improving outcomes for children and alleviating the …

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Can you help Chloe and children like her?

This Christmas will be four year old Chloe’s, first in a safe, secure and loving home. She. has had a traumatic start in life. You will be aware of Families for Children and the life-changing work we do, and we are asking  if you could make a donation of £15 – or become a regular donor – this …

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Nominated charity for Award winning Figgy Pudding.

Families for Children are delighted to be the nominated as charity of the year by Figgy Puddings based in Devon. The Business husband and wife team Richie and Jo Evans, (plus two rapidly growing helpers) have always made their own Christmas Puddings, and often gave them as Christmas presents for friends and family. They received …

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Charity Christmas Tree Festival Princesshay, Exeter

Families for Children are lucky enough to be one of the chosen charities to be nominated for the annual Charity Christmas Tree Festival in Princesshay, Exeter. The festival includes thirty-five trees decorated by various local charities – the lights were officially turned on last Thursday by the Lord Mayor.  Our tree is number 13 located …

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Exeter Chiefs Cheque Presentation

We were delighted to attend the Exeter Chiefs Foundation 2018/2019 season cheque presentation and the 2020 Season Kick Off dinner at the beginning of October. Families for Children have worked with the Foundation for a few years now, we thoroughly enjoy being part of the Foundation community and we are of course always delighted to …

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