Monthly Archives: December 2018

Food Bank Appeal Success

24 December, 2018

Clifford House have been busy gathering food donations over the festive period to donate to food banks up and down the country, including 50 items for the Basement Project. The basement project supports young people around the Worcestershire area who are facing homelessness. Staff and carers, who provide suitable families for looked after children, filled boxes with tins and […]

How You Can Encourage Learning Over Christmas

13 December, 2018

We are reaching a rather exciting time as the Christmas holidays are approaching nearer! Even though it Is such a busy time, Christmas can still provide many opportunities for our children and young people to practice the skills they have been learning at school. No one wants to do extra homework, but when learning is […]

6 Ways to Make a Foster Child Feel Special at Christmas

6 December, 2018

Christmas is a magical time of year for children, but it can be difficult for many young people in foster care, as the memories and emotions of the past come flooding back. As the festive season approaches, we ask some of our Foster Carers for their tips on how to bring back the joy and […]

How You Can Help Your Child Deal with Their Frustrations and Anger

Does your foster child sometimes struggle to regulate their emotions? Do not worry, you’re not alone. Many of the children and young people coming into care suffer from severe emotional delays, often due to their past experience of neglect and abuse. Sadly, it’s not uncommon for a looked after child to not be reaching the […]