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Skyrocket working with NAFP to provide foster training

Skyrocket is delighted to announce that it will be working with the Nationwide Association of Fostering Providers (NAFP) to provide training to the fostering sector. The training will be designed to respond to the needs identified by NAFP members. We…

Merry Christmas from Skyrocket!

Merry Christmas from everyone in the Skyrocket team! What better way to acknowledge the festive season than by sharing the winning design from a Christmas card competition run by The Foster Care Co-operative (FCC). The competition was open to the…

FCC’s E-safety Conference

Skyrocket partner The Foster Care Co-operative (FCC) hosted an e-safety conference in Rotherham on 5th February, specifically aimed at keeping vulnerable children safe online. The ‘Your Child’s Digital World’ Fostering Conference, organised and presented by FCC social worker and e-safety…

CFT Blog: CEO Update

With Christmas almost upon us it’s that time of the year where we take stock of where we are, as well as preparing for where we’re going in 2019. The end of 2018 will see the Trust with over 175…

Ofsted gives CFC a double ‘Good’

Community Foster Care is pleased to have achieved an overall ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted for its teams in both the North and South. Ofsted Social Care Inspectors concluded that CFC provides “high-quality, consistent foster care [which] helps children and young…

E-Safety conference for vulnerable children

The Foster Care Co-operative (FCC), a Skyrocket founding agency, is hosting a conference on the subject of e-safety for vulnerable children. The conference, entitled ‘Your Child’s Digital World’, will be a showcase of good practice, training and awareness on everything…

FCC wins Inspiring Coop of the Year Award!

The Foster Care Co-operative (FCC) has won a prestigious national co-operative award! FCC were shortlisted for the Inspiring Co-operative of the Year Award, one of five presented by Co-operatives UK – an organisation that promotes, develops and unites member-owned businesses…

FCC Shortlisted for Co-operative of the Year

FCC Shortlisted for Co-operative of the Year

The Foster Care Co-operative, one of the founding Skyrocket organisations, has been shortlisted for a Co-operative of the Year award! The annual Co-operative of the Year awards are organised and hosted by Co-operatives UK, an organisation that works to promote,…

Feedback from our Registered Managers Course

A big thank you to all who attended our Fostering Registered Mangers course on 26th-28th February! We had some great feedback from the attendees, some of which are below: “Really enjoyed the course format and the opportunity to meet with…