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  • 14 September 2015 | CFC News

    Student Loren’s placement becomes a full-time job

    First she spent six months on a student placement with Community Foster Care. Now Loren Hannah has joined the independent fostering agency in Quarry Road, Lancaster as a supervising social worker.   The 23-year-old from Whitehaven was in her final year of a BA in social work at the University of Cumbria when she came across CFC...

  • 12 September 2015 | CFC News

    Foster care info session: Dunmail Park, Workington, September 22

    Shoppers are invited to find out about fostering at an information session at Dunmail Park shopping centre in Workington on Tuesday September 22, from 10.30am to 3.30pm. “Becoming a foster carer is rewarding and life-changing,” said Marion Cooke, Deputy Manager in Cumbria with Community Foster Care, a foster care charity based in Peart Road, Workington...

  • 4 September 2015 | CFC News

    Now there’s a pop-up shop for foster care in Workington – September 16

    Foster care agency Community Foster Care has launched a new pop-up shop in Workington. Charity staff will be at 8 Campbell-Savours Way from 10am-12.30pm on September 16, keen to talk to anyone who might be considering becoming a foster carer...

  • 3 September 2015 | CFC News

    Bingo! Our young people score a full house

    Five of Community Foster Care’s young people did a brilliant job on a Life Skills course organised by Placement Support Worker Gavin Worrall.   It covered lots of different life skills over five days, including money management, home safety, cooking, shopping, health and wellbeing, team building and employability skills...

  • 3 September 2015 | CFC News

    We all had a blast at Drayton Manor

    The annual trip to Drayton Manor was packed with fun and laughter, despite the rain showers.   The coach set off from Gloucester with 44 foster carers and young people on board. It was a normal Community Foster Care coach journey - all the young people in full voice and the rebellious Salters sitting across the back seats!   Eight Swindon foster carers and children met us at Drayton Manor taking our total numbers to an impressive 52...

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