Sr Carmel Hayes R.I.P.

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in News |

It was with great sadness that we learned of Sr Carmel’s death on Friday 3rd June. Sr Carmel worked for the Catholic Children’s Society for many years and carried a mixed caseload of adoption, fostering and family work. She was so well known and loved and appreciated and remembered all her “babies”, their families and history down to the minutest detail. There was no need to check the files when Carmel was around! She had great passion...

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Triple P Parenting Course – Wednesday 29th April 2015

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Events and Activities, News, Services |

Are you looking for a parenting course? We are starting a positive parenting course called Triple P. but it doesn’t tell you how to be a parent. It’s more like a toolbox of ideas. You choose the strategies you need. You choose the way you want to use them. It’s all about making Triple P work for you.   What does Triple P do? The three Ps in ‘Triple P’ stand for ‘Positive Parenting Programme’ which...

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Child Sexual Exploitation

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Local Support, News |

Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) is a top priority for Catholic Children’s Society (Shrewsbury Diocese). High profile cases in places such as Rochdale, Oxfordshire and Rotherham have highlighted the need for multi-agency partners and police forces to work together and be vigilant; be aware of CSE signs and identify children and young people who are at risk. As such, Catholic Children’s Society in partnership with Merseyside Police...

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Local School Supports Charity

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in Local Support, News |

On Monday 9 June, Mary Kilcoyne, our Director, was invited to St. Mary’s Catholic College to receive a cheque for £1,000. Students at the school had organised a series of activities during Lent such as cake sales and set up an enticing variety of stalls during a special fundraising afternoon to help families in need. Mary was asked what the money would be used for and she explained that it would help support summer outings for families unable...

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