October 12, 2018

In Association with Durham County Cricket Club

If you are visiting the Emirates Riverside Stadium anytime soon, please let us know if you see our new crowd facing sign. If you’re not sitting […]
September 30, 2018

An insight into our Training Programme and who we use to deliver it

The last blog we did covered the Training and Development available to our Foster Carers, so in this one we thought we would introduce you to […]
September 26, 2018

The Training and Supporting of Foster Carers At The Acorns

It’s a Foster Carer’s job to keep looked-after children safe and to help them achieve their full potential. Foster Carers also work within a tightly regulated […]
August 24, 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 […]
August 14, 2018

Join our family and experience the Acorn difference

Foster Carers Needed Every year, tens of thousands of children across the UK need foster carers because they can’t live with their own families, so every […]
July 30, 2018

The Secure Base Model and how it provides a positive framework for therapeutic caregiving.

Secure Base Model Helping infants, children and young people move towards greater security, whilst building resilience, is key to most of the children in care we […]
July 23, 2018

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

Foster Families Often Feeling Unsupported We read an article recently that acknowledged the need to raise the status of fostering to give foster carers the recognition […]
June 27, 2018

Everyone Deserves the Same Chances

Changing the Lives of Young People Here at the Acorns our fostering vision is to change the lives of young people by providing stability and consistency […]
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 Foster […]