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…

Foster Care Connect – latest inspection report

In April, the Care Inspectorate carried out an inspection of the service provided by Foster Care Connect.  We are delighted to be able to share with you the feedback we received.  We rated as follows: Quality of Care and Support                              …

Foster Care Connect promote ‘Resilience’

On Saturday 3rd June, Foster Care Connect hosted the screening of the award winning documentary Resilience “ The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope.  The documentary is currently being jointly screened across Scotland to help raise awareness of the impact of childhood trauma by the organisations: Dartmouth films, connected baby, Re-Attachment and NHS…

Supporting Health and Wellbeing

Promoting activity and participation in sport is an important part of Foster Care Connect’s approach to getting it right for our children and young people.  We recently sponsored Craigroyston FC in Edinburgh for the season as part of our commitment to promoting health and wellbeing.  If you’re following the Edinburgh leagues, look out for our banners!