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Future Forever

Changing a
Future Forever

Just Imagine the rewards
of fostering a child

Find out more about fostering here

Just imagine a rewarding
career with progress

Fostering

Being a Foster carer is more than a career, it’s a lifestyle. By opening up your home and your heart to a child in need, you could be making an important difference in many people’s lives.

Fostering as a Career

We’re always looking for Foster Carers who can provide intensive support for children, including those with disabilities and additional needs. Being a Foster Carer isn’t for everyone. But if you feel you have that special ability to change a child’s future for the better, we’ll make sure you always have the support you need. If you’re interested in becoming a Foster Carer, enquire today and start your fostering journey with us.

Become a foster carer

If you wish to become a foster carer then click here and we will give you a call back to discuss.

Interested in becoming
a foster carer?

Fill in this quick enquiry form and one of our friendly team will call you back within two working days to discuss your options.

Come and meet us

Would you like to come and talk to us, why not drop by one of our events, check the calendar below to find an event near you:

Being a Part of This Amazing Family

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Life without Progress

23rd November 2017

What better way to introduce our dynamic and passionate Managing Director than to get out outsiders perspective! While writing this blog with Claire, my trembling fingers tap away on the keyboard, noting down her words, silently biting back unexpected tears. As we discuss the elements of the Progress business; from…
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Step down to fostering

13th November 2017

Progress is a privately owned specialist organisation with strong values and a high commitment to delivering and evidencing positive outcomes for children living at home or in care. We offer an integrated service which supports disabled children on their journey, focusing on the least restrictive support and ensuring the right…
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What does it mean to be a Supervising Social Worker?

13th November 2017

The Supervising Social Worker position is integral to the Progress team. It is a unique collaboration alongside Foster Carers to ensure the statutory i’s are dotted, and t’s are crossed in-line with current legislation. They also interlink within the fostering household, sharing beneficial knowledge & skills.   We wanted to…
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Whats makes us a great employer?

3rd November 2017

1.   We value the opinions of our staff As a service-driven organisation, the quality of services we provide is vital to our existence, therefore our staff are our greatest asset. We operate on the incredible performance and efforts of our teams and without their hard work and achievements, we wouldn’t…
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The Voice of the Child

30th October 2017

The recent Ofsted framework rollout and the pilot inspection which we were involved in December 2016, has highlighted how it important it is to us that our children’s views are heard and understood.   While a collaborative approach to everything we do has always been our standard way of doing…
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What makes Progress a great company to work for?

19th October 2017

1.   We value the opinions of our staff As a service-driven organisation, the quality of services we provide is vital to our existence, therefore our staff are our greatest asset. We operate on the incredible performance and efforts of our teams and without their hard work and achievements, we wouldn’t…
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Supporting positive change

19th October 2017

Progress noun ˈprəʊɡrɛs/ forward or onward movement towards a destination.   As of April 2017, the updated Ofsted Social Care Common Inspection Framework (SCCIF) changed the way inspection took place within independent Fostering Agencies. The Ofsted fundamental principle of inspection is to focus on the things that matter most to…
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Find out more about Nightingale House

24th September 2017

Some parents have asked “what should I expect from my son/daughter’s stay at Nightingale House?” Here is a little insight… Nightingale House is our newest residential home for 18-25 year old’s with complex disabilities or acquired brain injury. We offer any length of residence; whether that be utilising the short…
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New opportunities with Progress

14th September 2017

Thanks to the continual growth of our organisation and our latest residential development, Stourbridge House, we have the fantastic opportunity to welcome new faces to the Progress team. As an organisation who invest heavily in our employees and encourage them to grow in all aspects they can, we always offer…
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Priceless moments – E’s story

5th September 2017

In August 2016, 17-year-old E first joined us in one of our residential homes. She has Dandy-Walker Syndrome, a malformation that affects brain development, primarily of the cerebellum; the part of the brain that coordinates movement. We have been so blown away with the incredible transformation she has undertaken with…
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Fostering Options

4th September 2017

Many people consider fostering, but taking the plunge and committing comes with many worries and concerns. You are taking a leap of faith into the unknown, where children are placed in family homes at short notice with rare opportunities to get to know the child before they arrive at your…
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Ingenuitive Technology; Helping Residents Sleep Soundly

4th September 2017

The development of our new residential short breaks and transitions to independence service in Wolverhampton, has provided an excellent opportunity for us to integrate systems to improve the level of care we offer. One of the features we are excited to unveil is the acoustic monitoring technology we are installing.
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Coming soon – Stourbridge House

3rd August 2017

A word from the Managing Director  Welcome to the first newsletter about the latest developmentfrom Progress, my name is Claire Rogers the Managing Director. Over the next few months we will be keeping you up to date with the developments at Stourbridge House and counting down to its launch. So,…
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Fostering Manager

A Day in the Life of a Fostering Manager

23rd June 2017

Here at Progress Children’s Services, we pride ourselves on our holistic approach to providing a seamless transition for children and young people in the stages between birth and independent living. As a high-quality foster care provider, our team dedicate themselves to our vision of assisting individuals in achieving the best…
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The Magic of Milly

The Magic of Milly

30th May 2017

Progress were thrilled to sponsor the inaugural ball for The Magic of Milly last summer by paying for the hire of Litchfield Cathedral. Thanks to an amazing night, £34,205 was raised for Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Did you miss out on last year’s event? Here is a recap of the wonderful…
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specialist care facility

Mayor of Derby opens specialist care facility

10th May 2016

A PIONEERING facility dedicated to the care of young adults with acquired brain injuries or complex disabilities opened its doors on Friday April 15, 2016. Specialist care facility. The highly anticipated Nightingale House in the heart of Derby was officially opened by the mayor of the city, Councillor Paul…
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Community Based Services – Introducing the HUB

17th January 2015

The Hub is a combination of dedicated services with the sole aim of creating positive outcomes for children and young adults with disabilities. Community based services. The Hub’ provides a central point in the co-ordination  of key services that are community based and accessible to all vulnerable children, young people…
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Nightingale House

NEW Nightingale home to open in Derby during 2015

16th January 2015

Progress Care are pleased to confirm our 7th home, Nightingale House, will open in Derby during 2015. Complex disability care. Dedicated to the care of young adults with acquired brain injuries or complex disabilities, the site based on London Road is currently undergoing extensive renovations to create a luxury home…
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