Adoption, fostering and children in care news
Cocoon celebrates its fifth anniversary
Havering’s Cocoon service has celebrated its fifth anniversary.
Havering shines a light on its foster carers
Foster carers across the borough are being celebrated for the amazing work that they do to support children in care.
Havering marks Baby Loss Awareness Week
Havering Council is marking Baby Loss Awareness Week (9 to 15 October 2021) to highlight the help and support available to local parents who have experienced baby loss.
Bumper package to recruit new foster carers
Havering Council has unveiled a new package of benefits to encourage more people to consider becoming a foster carer.
#YouCanAdopt campaign launches in Havering to debunk adoption myths
A new nationwide campaign, #YouCanAdopt, is being launched in Havering and across London to dispel myths around who is eligible to adopt and encourage more people to consider adoption.
Mature mentors needed for looked after young people
Havering Council has launched a search to recruit over 50s volunteers who can use their life experiences to help local young people to achieve their aspirations.
Extra support for Havering adopters and special guardians
Adopt London East has teamed up with award-winning film animation company My Pockets to produce a short film to tell adopters and special guardians about the new support to help them during the pandem
Adoption information session changes
Adopt London East is currently following Government advice to support the containment of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).
Fostering information session changes
We are currently looking into innovative ways of how we can deliver the sessions online.
Carrie and David Grant get to the heart of adoption in London
A new adoption agency, which brings together 23 London boroughs to help find new homes for children in care and speed up the adoption process, launched this week.
Double scoop for children’s services at prestigious awards
Havering Council is celebrating winning two prestigious awards for its work with children and young people.
New regional adoption agency launches in Havering
A new regional adoption agency launching in Havering today (Tuesday, 1 October 2019) will help speed up the process of finding adopters for vulnerable children across East London.
Foster Care Fortnight: How fostering has transformed my life
Fostering transformed my life, says foster carer Emma
Havering Council set to boost Ofsted rating
Council set to improve the way it delivers services for children and young people
Havering marks Foster Care Fortnight
Havering Council's foster care team will be in the community seeking new foster carers
Graduates celebrate success on Council-led project
Care leavers graduate from latest Route2Success course to help them find jobs and careers
Foster carers retire after 30 years
Mayor says thank you to foster carers Gordon and Brenda Nisbett who retire after 30 years
The Cocoon celebrates its first birthday
Havering's Cocoon celebrates its first anniversary
Ofsted’s chief inspector drops into The Cocoon
Ofsted's chief inspector visits The Cocoon
Making room for a foster child in Havering
Latest fostering drive seeks people with a spare room.