Category Archives: News

Raising funds for Cash for Kids

Foster Care Connect are proud to announce that they are one of Radio Borders 500 Faces 2018, helping to improve outcomes for children and young people in the Scottish Borders.  We’re raising money whenever we get the opportunity and so far we have raised £66 through raffles at our events.  Thank you to everyone who…

Promoting Wellbeing: Let’s Talk Menopause

This week, Foster Care Connect welcomed Ruth Devlin, founder of Let’s Talk Menopause, to share with us her expertise on understanding and living well through the menopause.  Foster Carers, our Medical Advisor and staff all came together for a lovely evening learning all about the signs and symptoms associated with the menopause and tips on…

Scotland Excel Supplier Excellence Awards 2018

We are pleased to be shortlisted for the Scotland Excel Supplier Excellence Awards 2018. Scotland Excel is at the forefront of public procurement for Scotland’s local authorities. The awards recognise the innovation and excellence of suppliers who go the extra mile to deliver services across Scotland.  Foster Care Connect have been shortlisted in the Workforce…

Helping our children and young people connect safely.

Foster carers and staff attended the Scottish Internet Safety Summit in Edinburgh on 27th November. The digital world progresses quickly and it is important that we have a good understanding of how we can help our children and young people be safe online. Digital literacy, the ability to use your digital skills competently, is something…

Sharing Our Learning

At Foster Care Connect we place a big importance on using learning as a vehicle to improve outcomes for the children and young people.  These learning opportunities come up throughout the year for everyone involved in the agency.  Yesterday, staff came together for another ‘Sharing Our Learning’ event at which we explored a number of…