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…

A great day was had by all!

Picture a quiet corner in the Scottish Borders, overlooking one of the great landmarks, on a Sunday afternoon, late summer. Foster Care Connect staff, fostering families and extended family members, and even a couple of ponies joined together to take part in what was a very enjoyable afternoon.  The weather was incredibly kind and we…

Jill achieves Level 1 in Theraplay

In September Jill, our Team Manager, attended training on Theraplay. Theraplay is a child and family therapy for building and enhancing attachment, self-esteem, trust in others, and joyful engagement. It is based on the natural patterns of playful, healthy interaction between parent and child and is personal, physical, and fun. At Foster Care Connect we…