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Easter Bouncing Fun in Yorkshire

2018-04-12T10:46:17+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Leeds, Leeds-Story, Participation, Yorkshire|

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 fun day trip the Leeds [...]

Discussing Ideas at the North East Participation Day

2018-03-29T10:37:36+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Durham, North East|

On the 24th February, a productive and fun day was had by all at the inaugural North East Participation Day, which was held in Durham. The aim of the day was to gather ideas from the young people of Swiis about how they could contribute [...]

Half-Term Adventures for the South Office

2018-03-29T10:41:34+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Bristol|

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 the lively events that took [...]

Young Voices Council Presentation on Social Media

2018-02-22T10:03:11+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Birmingham|

The Young Voices Council, the Children in Care Council for Birmingham hold meetings on a six-weekly basis to give the young people within Swiis a voice. The group have been working together on a PowerPoint presentation on the risks and dangers of social media. For [...]

Safer Internet Day: Tips for Foster Carers

2018-02-05T14:24:24+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Foster Care News, Real Stories|

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 Tuesday 6th February 2018, we [...]

Christmas decorating in our Leeds office

2017-12-01T09:30:09+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Leeds, Yorkshire|

Christmas has well and truly arrived in our Leeds Yorkshire office - with a team of little helpers lending a hand to get our office ready for the Christmas season. Placement Support Worker, Alison Strodder-Murphy had a mini team of Christmas volunteers to ensure that [...]