Slide background

At CANW we are extremely proud of our innovative portfolio of services designed to support children and young people, families and communities.  As a children’s charity we do not make a profit from our Foster Care Service. Instead we prefer to reinvest any profits back into supporting and developing our team of Foster Carers. At CANW we believe foster carers and the children and young people they look after deserve Premier League support. To mark the start of Foster Care Fortnight we staged a very special 7 a-side football tournament to raise awareness of the support given to foster carers and the children they look after.  Players took to the pitch at here CANW headquarters in Wilpshire dressed in shirts with titles including ‘social worker’, ‘foster carer’ and ‘GP’ to highlight the teamwork involved in helping foster children achieve their full potential. We’re always looking for new foster carers to join our team… 

“It’s like being part of a family. They’re always on the end of the phone if you need them.”
 That’s why Ann & Tony foster with CANW
“The best thing about #fostering with CANW is that they’re a team, a happy team. You feel as if everybody’s in it because their heart’s in it.”  
That’s why Dawn foster cares with CANW.
I wanted to be a foster carer with CANW because they’re a voluntary agency & non-profit making.”
 That’s why Sally foster cares with CANW
Slide background
image
image

LATEST NEWS

  • Cream of the crop: allotment scheme to tackle youth crime celebrates first harvest…

    An allotment transformed by youngsters on our ground breaking Custody Triage programme has produced its first harvest. The plot at Queens Park allotments in Blackburn has produced its first crops following an intensive 18 month period of work by youngsters taking part in the scheme, which diverts young people who’ve committed low level crimes away from the criminal justice system by offering them the chance to take part in community reparation schemes. The Queens Park project, one of several reparation schemes… READ MORE
  • Bee’s knees: artwork inspired by Manchester attack raising funds for our trauma counselling initiative

                  A unique artwork is to be raffled to raise funds for a charity campaign set up following the Manchester terrorist attack. The framed papercut design of a Manchester worker bee is being raffled to raise money to support or attempts to create a new network of counselling support for people affected by terrorist attacks. The appeal has already raised over £2,000 for the initiative, has been given a boost by sales of raffle tickets… READ MORE
  • New initiative helps fashion fans raise funds for Ribble Valley youngsters!

    CANW has teamed up with one of the Ribble Valley’s best loved fashion stores to offer customers the chance to support young people with mental health issues every time they shop by adding a £1 donation to their purchases. The Just £1 initiative has been set up as a partnership with Whalley based independent  ladies fashion brand Maureen Cookson to fund Raised in the Ribble Valley, a scheme which offers free therapeutic counselling for young people who’ve experienced bereavement, trauma or… READ MORE
  • A special thank you to our volunteers…

    Today marks the beginning of Volunteers Week and here at Child Action Northwest we wanted to take this fantastic opportunity to celebrate and say a huge thank you to our amazing volunteers, past and present. All our volunteers dedicate their time, skills and enthusiasm to help our charity support young people and communities across the North-West.  We want to say a special thank you to each and every one of them for their contribution! Collectively through their actions our volunteers… READ MORE

Text CANW01 £5 or £10 to 70070 to donate to CANW and make a difference today. JustTextGiving by Vodafone.

Social Value UK
BDO
PQASSO
Investors in People
Charity Quality Standard
Positive About Disabled People
FRSB
M&B Approved Provider
The National Lottery
Investing in Children
Cafcass