Glowing School Reports for Swiis South Region

August 21st, 2018|Categories: Achievement, Bristol, Real Stories|Tags: , |

The end of the school year means we get to hear about how fantastically our children and young people have been performing at school. We wanted to highlight three we received in the Swiis South Region, which shows just how

An Open Letter from the Bristol Social Work Team

May 24th, 2018|Categories: Bristol, Bristol-Story, Foster Care Fortnight, Foster Care News|Tags: , |

The Swiis Bristol Social Work Team write a powerful letter to support Foster Care Fortnight. "If you were to visit our office and talk with our team, you would hear stories of determination, achievement and patience, with a good dollop

What is Foster Care Fortnight?

May 14th, 2018|Categories: Birmingham, Bristol, Foster Care Fortnight, Foster Care News, Lancashire, Leeds, London, Manchester, North East, Yorkshire|Tags: , |

Today, the annual Foster Care Fortnight campaign launches across the UK, but what is the next two weeks all about? Why do we need a fortnight dedicated to foster care? Foster Care Fortnight is the UK’s biggest foster care awareness

Adventure Trail and Bowling for the South

May 4th, 2018|Categories: Bristol, Bristol-Story, Participation|Tags: , |

Looking back to the Easter holidays in April, Kristina, our Placement Support Worker in the Swiis South region, tells us about the fun participation events that were held for our children, young people and carers. These days gives everyone a

Half-Term Adventures for the South Office

February 26th, 2018|Categories: Bristol, Bristol-Story, Day out, Half Term Activities|Tags: , , |

Half-term offers the perfect opportunity for our foster carers and children to all get together. Swiis organise a fun-filled line up of activities across the country and Kristina Werner, one of our lovely Placement Support Workers, tells us all about

Safer Internet Day: Tips for Foster Carers

February 5th, 2018|Categories: Birmingham, Bristol, Durham, Foster Care News, Leeds, Manchester, North East, Real Stories|Tags: , , |

It is important that foster carers know how to keep the young people in their care safe. This is particularly important when it comes to the internet. In honour of Safer Internet Day 2018, which will be celebrated globally on

Food, Monkeys and the Festival of Light

January 8th, 2018|Categories: Bristol, Day out|Tags: , , |

Our last two family participation events of 2017 for the Swiis South Foster Care office took place in Devon and Wiltshire. Family participation days are a fantastic way for our foster carers to get to know each other and for

Christmas activities for the South

December 11th, 2017|Categories: Bristol, Bristol-Story|Tags: , |

We have been getting in the Christmas spirit in the Swiis South Region as two participation events took place in the Forest of Dean and London. Our participation days are a great way to get everyone together, especially during the