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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.



  • 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
  • The Fostering team are heading to the Cumbria Steam Gathering this weekend!

    Why not head to Flookburgh on the 30th July for a fun weekend! Enjoy the firm favourites of the steam gathering, the Sheep Show and the Pantonic All Stars steel band, the fairground will have all the usual old time rides and attractions. Don’t forget to come and find the fostering team and say hello! The team will be on hand all weekend to answer any questions you may have around and bust any myths that surround and often cloud… READ MORE
  • Our Chelsea makes the top 50 futures list for the Northen Power Women Awards!!

                We are very pleased to announce that our marketing graduate Chelsea, has been for shortlisted as one of the women of the future in the Northern Power Women (NPW) Top 50 Future list. NPW believe Chelsea who graduated from UCFB in Burnley last year with a BA (Hons) in Football Business and Marketing is one to look out for! The inaugural list recognises the influencers, leaders and change makers of the future who are already making… READ MORE
  • “Walk to the Middle” with Slater & Gordon.

    We are very grateful for all the support from Slater and Gordons. Slater and Gordon are one of the UK’s largest law firms and we are delighted to announce that staff from across all their offices arranged and took part in Walk on behalf of CANW. 120 colleagues from across the Slater and Gordon Lawyers General Law teams walked to Birmingham from our offices in London, Manchester, Cardiff, Milton Keynes and Chester. Teams started in the morning, as a concurrent relay, starting off… READ MORE

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