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  • 3 May 2016 | CFC News

    Appeal to shoppers in Barrow-in-Furness – have you thought of fostering?

    Anyone considering fostering can discover more at an information event in Barrow, hosted by the charity Community Foster Care on Tuesday May 24. CFC’s Cumbria team will be at The Coffee Bean, 224 Dalton Road, Barrow-in-Furness from 10am-1pm...

  • 30 April 2016 | Press Coverage

    Foster care information day at IKEA, Warrington Worldwide - 30 April 2016

    Community Foster Care is holding an information session about fostering at IKEA on the Gemini Retail Park in Warrington on May 7 and 8 from 10am to 3pm. Anyone interested in fostering is welcome to chat to experts from the not-for-profit agency, based in Lancashire...

  • 29 April 2016 | CFC News

    An important reminder: we’re not for profit!

    Some fostering and adoption agencies make a profit. But please note: we’re not one of them. You may have noticed several articles in the media recently expressing indignation that caring for vulnerable children could be motivated by profit - articles like this one in The Guardian: 'Why do we let fostering agencies profit from caring for vulnerable children?'       Community Foster Care is a not-for-profit social enterprise and a registered charity...

  • 29 April 2016 | Press Coverage

    Copeland foster carers needed, The Whitehaven News - 29 April 2016

    More than 600 children in Cumbria are in need of foster carers and the number is rising, say a local charity. Community Foster Care (CFC) is appealing for people who can offer stability and security from babies to teenagers...

  • 28 April 2016 | CFC News

    Foster Care Fortnight 2016: 16 - 29 May

    Foster Care Fortnight 2016 will take place from Monday 16 to Sunday 29 May 2016.  It’s an annual national campaign to raise awareness about fostering. This year the theme is: ‘Time to foster, time to care’...

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