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Swiis Leeds Yorkshire Flamingo Land Visit

August 21st, 2018|Categories: Day out, Leeds, Yorkshire|Tags: , , |

Staff, foster carers, children, young people and extended family members all arrived at Flamingo Land to enjoy a fun-filled day out. The day had been arranged as part of the Leeds Yorkshire Office’s summer participation days and was a great

Colour Run for Swiis Leeds Yorkshire

July 24th, 2018|Categories: Leeds, Leeds-Story, Yorkshire|Tags: , , , |

Congratulations to the staff, foster carers, children and young people from our Leeds Yorkshire office who all completed a Colour Run on Sunday to raise money for Martin House Children’s Hospice in Leeds. Placement Support Worker, Alison Strodder-Murphy, tells us

Leeds Yorkshire Swiis 30th Anniversary Celebration

June 13th, 2018|Categories: Leeds, Leeds-Story, Yorkshire|Tags: , , |

Placement Support Worker Alison, from our Swiis office based in Leeds, Yorkshire, tells us all about the fantastic party their office held to celebrate Swiis turning 30. “Earlier on in the year, a member of Vasstel, our young people’s group

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

Easter Bouncing Fun in Yorkshire

April 12th, 2018|Categories: Leeds, Leeds-Story, Participation, Yorkshire|Tags: , , |

School holidays are always a great opportunity for all of our local offices to arrange participation days for our children and young people. It's a chance for them to try new activities. Placement Support Worker, Alison, tells us about a

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