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REVERSING THE NEGATIVE IMPACT OF TRAUMA ON SOCIETY & SOCIAL JUSTICE

Posted on 23rd October

UNIVERSAL TRAUMA CONFERENCE  Monday 15th June 2020 Doubletree Hilton , Chester CH2 3PD Tickets will be on sale soon.   NEWFOCAS is a Centre of Excellence for the management and treatment of Childhood Trauma. CREPT is Chester University’s Social and Political Science department&rsquo...

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Promoting NEWFOCAS in the Chester Grosvenor Centre

Posted on 23rd October

NEWFOCAS took a stand at the Health & Care Promotion Event in the Chester Grosvenor shopping centre for 4 days between 14th – 17th October. The staff took it in turns to man the stall and hand out leaflets to passers-by. We had some interest...

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Out of Hours Social Worker wanted…

Posted on 24th October

NEWFOCAS are looking for someone to join the team......... The  ‘Out of Hours’ (OOH) workers are to complement the social work team, by providing an Out Of Hours Service - 5pm until 8.45am to include all day Saturdays and Sundays (as...

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Read what one of our teenagers says about her experience in care.

Posted on 6th October

This is the oral presentation one of our Foster Children made at school about her experiences in care.   “Some people say make the most out of the little you have, in my case I have had to make the most out of the...

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Happy 60th Birthday Margaret.

Posted on 23rd August

The staff at NEWFOCAS wished Margaret a very Happy 60th Birthday today by celebrating with a take away lunch. Margaret has been an administrator for NEWFOCAS for over 15 years and is a great character who everyone enjoys working with very much. Margaret is...

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A NEWFOCAS foster carers completed the 10K race for life in Birkenhead park…

Posted on 7th July

One of our foster carers completed the 10K race for life in Birkenhead park on 25th June 2017 – All at NEWFOCAS would like to send their congratulations x...

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Dr Stuart McNab Director of the Centre for Research and Education in Psychological Trauma University

Posted on 21st June

NEWFOCAS and the Centre for Research and Education in Psychological Trauma at the University of Chester have had a collaborative relationship since 2011. Centre staff were initially involved in training everyone in the agency, including Directors, Administrators, Managers, Carers, Social Work staff and also some purchasers...

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Form F Assessor needed on Anglesey

Posted on 13th June

NEWFOCAS are looking for a Form F assessor, for an Anglesey assessment. NEWFOCAS is a Trauma Informed Therapeutic Foster Care agency based in Buckley North Wales. NEWFOCAS specialises in offering highly skilled and focussed family based placements for children who have suffered significant developmental damage...

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Out of Hours Social Worker Wanted

Posted on 19th May

Out of Hours Social Worker Post NEWFOCAS are looking for an Out of Hours Social Worker, to work one week per month on a rota as part of the Out of Hours team. NEWFOCAS would also require you to come into the Social work team...

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Fostering Fortnight 8th May - 21st May 2017

Posted on 16th May

Fostering Fortnight 8th May – 21st May 2017 NEWFOCAS would like to thank all of the foster carers for all of their hard work and for their commitment to the foster children. Fostering can be a very rewarding but challenging career, and all of the staff...

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Become a carer today and make a difference.


You may have fostered before; alternatively you may have been thinking about becoming a foster carer for the first time. Either way, we give an excellent package of support and allowances to help you every step of the way. If you think you could foster with us, then please get in touch. Complete and submit the form to voice your interest and more information on becoming a carer.


Alternatively, if you hate the idea of filling out a form, we're more than happy to take your call. Pick up the phone and call us on 01244 550300. Our dedicated team is on hand to help you out with anything you maybe unsure of.