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‘Life Changes’ music created by young people

2017-06-15T15:08:16+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Leeds, Yorkshire|

Vasstel, our young people’s group for our Leeds Yorkshire office, have produced their own song about fostering called 'Life Changes'. The idea came about during a Vasstel session, where the group discussed how they could be involved in recruiting more foster carers. After various discussions, they came up with [...]

A fun hike up Rivington Pike!

2017-06-15T15:08:58+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Day out, Lancashire, Manchester|

One of our young people has written a great piece about a recent fun and active trip the Swiis Manchester and Lancashire 'Forward Together Group' took to Rivington Pike near Bolton. They were accompanied by Charlie, a Placement Support Worker and Lesley, a Supervising Social Worker. "On [...]

From small changes to big transformations

2017-05-25T10:02:43+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Foster Care Fortnight|

Sometimes it’s the little things that make a difference to a child’s life. Our carers told us about the small (and big!) things which have transformed a child or looked after young person.  “Giving our foster child the opportunity to have a friend over to play. [...]