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Find out about adoption at our information evenings
Published on Monday, 06 March 2017
Thinking of adopting? Come along and meet the WWiSH Team at information evenings. Taking place on Thursday, March 16th at Wigan Town Hall Atrium 5.00pm to 7.00pm and Wednesday, March 22nd at St Helens Town Hall 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Presentation at both will start at 5.45pm.
Thinking of adopting?
Published on Tuesday, 07 February 2017
Thinking of adopting? Come along and meet the WWiSH Team at Wigan Town Hall (The Atrium), on Thursday 16th March, 5.00pm - 7.00pm with a presentation starting at 5.45pm.
National Adoption Week 2015
Published on Monday, 28 September 2015
'Too old at 4?' This National Adoption Week (19th - 25th October) focuses on older children waiting to be adopted in a bid to encourage more people to come forward and adopt.
Let's Stay Together
Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014
Could you help keep a family together? This year’s National Adoption Week (3 – 9 November) focuses on siblings in a bid to encourage more people to come forward and adopt brothers and sisters.
Radical new way to help children
Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014
COUNCIL chiefs in Wigan insist they are striving to ensure children in care are given permanent homes as the number of looked after youngsters in the borough increased over the last 12 months.
How three adoption services became one award-winning organisation
Published on Thursday, 09 October 2014
Three north-west councils have created a pioneering shared adoption service that has improved outcomes and saved money. Wigan, Warrington and St.Helens councils have successfully merged their adoption services.
A 'golden' first year for WWiSH
Published on Wednesday, 01 October 2014
A pioneering adoption service is celebrating its first anniversary in style after scooping two prestigious awards and being praised in a government report.