What we can achieve by working together

What we can achieve by working together

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News and Blogs

You can be sure that life never stands still at Progress.

Read our latest News and Blogs below to keep completely up-to-date with everything that’s going on in the Progress world.

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Fostering is one of the most selfless and courageous things one can do; however, it can come with anxieties and common misconceptions surrounding the process. If you’re someone who has considered fostering, but has unanswered questions – you are not alone. In this blog post we take some of the most common misconceptions about fostering...

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Sponsorship announcement!
6th September 2021

We are pleased to officially reveal that we will be sponsoring Warstones Wanderers FC for the 21/22 season! As we are so passionate about supporting our local community, we pride ourselves in going above and beyond to showcase this in any way we can – hence why we were keen to get involved with this...

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The community support worker on the importance of mentors, giving back, and listening. I am a head of the year in a mainstream secondary school and have been doing this for the last thirteen years. Some of the children in the school are in care or have SEN (special education needs). I wanted to gain...

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One of the most frequently asked fostering questions is about the type of support a foster carer will receive. As a foster carer, we want to ensure you are equipped to manage a child or young person’s behaviour. Therefore, the Progress Skills to Foster training is our chance to prepare you for the challenges of...

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5 minutes with…Tom
30th June 2021

The Team Leader at Oak Cottage, on the benefits of working together, his life experience, and being yourself at Progress. I grew up in challenging circumstances. I was brought up in care and was in foster care too. So, I can relate to the young people I care for and empathise with them. I can be...

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Progress turns 21!
9th June 2021

As we begin our year long festivities celebrating 21 years of supporting children and young people, Progress Chief Executive Bal Dhanoa and Chief Financial Officer Raj Dhanoa have a special message for our staff. “Thank you all for your continued support, commitment, and dedication to Progress. We are proud of our journey so far, we...

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My name is Harry. I am a teenager with Autism. After suffering several losses within my close family, I could not understand and control my feelings, which led to my behaviours hurting those closest to me. I lacked confidence and did not like leaving the house. My home is where I feel comfortable and safe....

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My name is Deana, and I am a residential manager for Progress. I have been working with children and young people in residential care for approximately 13 years.  I have seen a lot of young people come and go, but one young person will remain in my thoughts and heart for a long time.   I...

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Progress was named winner of Outstanding Support During Covid-19 category at the 2020 Best Business Awards. We have been recognised for our approach to the nationwide lockdown caused by Covid-19 in March 2020. As lockdown came into force, Progress prioritised the care of those that relied on us for critical support. We assigned drivers, offering a ring-and-ride service...

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Marie is a support worker at Progress’ children’s residential home, Henley Lodge in Coventry. What led her to apply and work for Progress? This is her story. I have been working for Progress since March 2020 – my first job in 15 years. “15 years?” you say? Let me take you back to the beginning of my...

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