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At CANW we are extremely proud of our innovative portfolio of services designed to support children and young people, families and communities. We passionately believe that every individual has the right to achieve their full potential whatever their background or circumstance. 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. Delivering better outcomes and brighter futures for our children and young people.



  • The fostering team are heading to Great Harwood!

    The Fostering team will be supporting Light at the Crossroads this Thursday evening at Bowley Scout Camp in Great Harwood from 6pm! Where -Dean Ln, Great Harwood, Blackburn BB6 7UN The team will also be on hand from 11.00am till 3pm on Saturday 10th September as part of fun @ The Crossroads at Lowerfold park.  Where -Lowerfold Park, Great Harwood, Blackburn,BB6 7NS Why not come and find out more about #fostercare and meet the team? For more information on how… READ MORE
  • We would like to invite YOUR school to be apart of our 1200 Lights Concert!

    CANW would like to offer your school the opportunity to be apart of our CANW concert, a singing celebration to raise awareness for the vital need of foster families.  Join us at the Blackburn Cathedral on the 24th November and sing your choice of 1-2 songs. Your school will have the support of one of the rising stars of the opera world, Sean Ruane. Sean will come to your school and help coach your students for FREE. He will make 2… READ MORE
  • Hilary’s on trend with CANW fashion event!

    One of the Ribble Valley’s best loved fashion names is lending its support to a charity by hosting an event to raise funds for children and families in crisis. Hilary Cookson, Managing Director of independent ladies wear brand Maureen Cookson, has linked up with Whalley based CANW (Child Action Northwest) and The Three Fishes restaurant at Mitton for ‘Flavours of Autumn’, a fashion event in support of Raised in the Ribble Valley, an initiative which provides free specialist therapeutic counselling… READ MORE
  • Come and chat with the Fostering team at the Royal Lancashire Show!

    2016 is Blackburns turn to host the The Royal Lancashire Show. Why not head down to Witton Park on the 12th-14th August for what promises to be a fantastic celebration of our great British countryside. A great family day out with stalls ranging from local crafts, charity stands, glorious food & beverages. Our CANW team will be there all weekend for you to discover more about the amazing difference you could be making to a young person’s life by becoming… READ MORE

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