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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.

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LATEST NEWS

  • Teenage ‘CEOs’ take over at CANW!

    A group of our youngsters became CEOs for the day when they ‘took over’ the monthly meeting of a charity’s board of trustees. Six teenagers who are all young leaders for our fostering service became ‘TEOs’ (Teenage Executive Officers) as part of the Takeover Challenge, a nationwide initiative by the Children’s Commissioner for England which puts children and young people into decision-making roles. The youngsters came fully prepared for the meeting, armed with progress reports and proposals to put to the… READ MORE
  • Lights turn out across the North West for our 1200 Lights campaign!

    Residents across the North West joined some of the region’s best known buildings by turning out their lights for one minute at 8.30pm on Thursday November 24th. The evening was held to support our 1200 Lights campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the need for more North West foster families. The event, which featured landmarks including Blackburn Cathedral, Manchester’s intu Trafford Centre, the Liver Building and the Macron Stadium as well as households across the North West, was organised… READ MORE
  • 1200 Lights tickets now on sale!

    Join us for our annual 1200 Lights concert next Thursday 24th– and help support children who need foster care families in the North West Join us & school choirs from across #Lancashire at Blackburn Cathedral on on Thursday 24th November to raise awareness of the need for 1200 extra foster families in the North West this year. The concert will culminate in the switch off of the cathedral lights – and the lights of landmark buildings across the North West – to symbolise… READ MORE
  • Our fostering team will be at Stamford Quarter this Thursday!

    Our fostering team will be at Stamford Quarter this Thursday.  Raising awareness that we as a children’s charity 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. Ultimately delivering better outcomes and a brighter future for our children and young people. This event will give local people who may be interested or have any questions surrounding fostering an opportunity to encourage local people… READ MORE

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