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Surrey tests new national approach to fostering

Surrey County Council is one of six organisations nationally to test a new approach to helping children in care. The authority is testing a new system for the Fostering Network that focuses on supporting carers to help children in care build positive relationships. For the full details, follow this link to the Fostering Network’s press … Continue reading

Children in care success

Following the publication of a report by the chief inspector of probation raising concerns about the support given to children in care by youth offending teams, Surrey County Council Cabinet Member for Community Safety Kay Hammond said: “We work very hard to give the best possible support and the fact that last year not one … Continue reading

Children’s Minister urges councils to follow Surrey’s lead

i Minister Tim Loughton has urged other local authorities to follow Surrey County Council’s lead by launching a savings scheme for children in care. The Children’s Minister described Surrey’s scheme that sees cash young people pay into a savings account doubled by the council as “very innovative”. County councillors are also contributing from their members’ allocation … Continue reading

Surrey unveils plans to double savings of children in care

Children in care could benefit to the tune of nearly £1,600 from Surrey County Council as part of plans to double their savings and put them on a sound financial footing for adult life. Under the proposal, cash young people pay into a savings account* will be matched by the county council in what is … Continue reading

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