These unique awards celebrate excellence in care for children, young people and families, showcase innovation and best practice in this area and pay tribute to those individuals or organisation who excel in quality care provision.
Judges at this year’s awards commented: “Neil and his team are dedicated and passionate about getting things right for children and young people. Their approach to stepping back and identifying gaps in their practice to ensure a seamless and holistic approach is commendable. They ensure that the voice of the child is truly at the heart of what they do and shapes all future work to be done with them with other relevant bodies to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of promoting wellbeing.”
FCA North East region are rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for the overall experiences and progress of the children and young people in its care. Underpinning all the region’s hard work in providing the best possible outcomes for children and young people is the agency’s ‘Safe and Happy’ mantra – a pledge which is now embedded within the culture of FCA.
Neil Morris, Operations Director at FCA said: “Safe and Happy is our approach to safeguarding and how we endeavour to build a service that means that our children are happy whilst with us. We want to inspire our children and help them shape a bright future through accessing opportunities and forming positive and supportive relationships. We want our children to know we are ambitious about them and to help make a difference that will last a lifetime.”
Overall, a fantastic achievement for Neil and the North East team to be recognised amongst the best in providing top quality care within the sector.
FCA Yorkshire and Lincolnshire Crowned Twice at Children and Young People’s Awards
October 28 2021
FCA’s Participation Team won The Partnership Working Award whilst Participation Officer, Nazma Liaqat walked proudly away with The Support Worker Award at this year's National Children and Young People Awards.
Inspiring the Next Generation: FCA to Host Virtual Environmental Summit
September 29 2021
In partnership with Durham University, Foster Care Associates will be hosting its first virtual environmental summit to inspire and educate the children and young people across FCA about the growing effects of climate change.
Couple share their story to encourage more of the LGBTQIA+ community to consider fostering
August 2 2021
A Northern Ireland based couple are sharing their story to encourage more members of the LGBTQIA+ community to consider becoming a foster parent.
FCA North East Highly Commended at the National Children & Young People Awards
July 29 2021
Neil Morris, Operations Director at FCA, and his team in the North East region were Highly Commended at this week’s National Children and Young People Awards.
Foster Care Fortnight 2021
April 23 2021
FCA is once again excited to take part in this year’s Foster Care Fortnight – an annual nationwide campaign to raise the profile of fostering in the UK.