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July 23, 2018

It’s important children are placed with Foster Carers who have the right skills and support to deal with their needs

We read an article recently that acknowledged the need to raise the status of fostering to give foster carers the recognition they deserve, something we here […]
June 27, 2018

Everyone Deserves the Same Chances

Here at the Acorns our fostering vision is to change the lives of young people by providing stability and consistency. We work together to re-establish trust […]
June 11, 2018

Pride Month – LGBT Foster Carers

Can I foster if I’m from the LGBT community?   This month is Pride Month, which is a great opportunity to highlight the growing need for […]
May 31, 2018

International Children’s Day

What is International Children’s Day? International Children’s Day is a day for supporting and protecting children. It is celebrated each year on 1st June when Charities, […]
May 25, 2018

Proud to Foster!

So here we are almost near the end of Foster Care Fortnight and so we thought we’d focus on the things that make us ‘Proud to […]
April 30, 2018

We are ‘At The Acorns’ and we are… #ProudToSupportFostering

As we approach May, Foster Care Fortnight is on our minds. Foster Care Fortnight™ is The Fostering Network’s annual campaign to raise the profile of fostering and to show how foster […]
April 20, 2018

Join Our Family

The Acorns fostering service operates a therapeutic parenting model to meet the needs of the children and young people in our care, directed by our consultant […]
April 4, 2018

Acorn Foster Care – Supporting Children in Foster Care to Achieve Their Full Potential

It has been suggested that children in foster care for longer than one year often achieve much higher grades than vulnerable children who stay with their […]
March 23, 2018

The Acorns – Working together to benefit children and young people

As an established childcare provider based in Darlington, Acorn Care offers a range of services for looked after children of all ages from all over the […]