Family Life

Could you be a foster carer?

Could you provide a loving home for someone who needs fostering? Councils across Devon are working together on a mission to find people with time, energy, motivation and a spare bedroom who are able to care for some of Devon’s most vulnerable children and young people as part of this year’s Foster...

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By Mary Posted: 18/05/19 Updated: 21/05/19
Young Plymouth man, Shaun Millington, has thanked DCH for supporting him when he needed it most by...
Posted: 06/12/16
Published by DCHnews
Beverley and Jenny Britton from Plymouth have won the Respite / Short Break Award at the annual...
Posted: 07/11/16
Published by Sarah Parker
The China House in Sutton Wharf is staging a series of spooktacular Halloween activities to raise...
Posted: 22/10/16
Published by Sarah Parker
Plymouth City Council is encouraging people to get behind this year’s National Adoption Week (NAW)...
Posted: 17/10/16
Published by George Dawson
A will-writing campaign that helps people to get their paperwork in order and raises money for...
Posted: 15/10/16
Published by News Desk
A new three-year action plan has been agreed by Plymouth City Council to tackle child poverty in...
Posted: 13/10/16
Published by Mary
On Sunday 2nd October, there will be a special service for parents who have experienced bereavement...
Posted: 28/09/16
Published by Mary
Hundreds of Plymouth’s children and young people are expected to head to the Hoe next week for this...
Posted: 27/07/16
Published by Mary
Did you know that if you are caring for a child under 16 (or 18 if they have a disability) who is...
Posted: 15/07/16
Published by Mary
National Trust’s Wembury Beach will be host to lots of family activities to start off the summer...
Posted: 11/07/16
Published by Alli Enticott
Libraries in Plymouth are getting ready to celebrate 100 years of the world’s greatest storyteller...
Posted: 08/07/16
Published by Mary
With the Euro 2016 competition in full swing, staff at Dogs Trust Ilfracombe are appealing to dog-...
Posted: 04/07/16
Published by Mary
A Trading Standards campaign to help prevent babies and toddlers  from being injured at home...
Posted: 06/06/16
Published by Mary
A new report  reveals that 46% of parents admit their child is still wetting the bed at night...
Posted: 30/05/16
Published by News Desk
As I was reading the news today, I came across a story about a dog from Yorkshire. Cap the Sheepdog...
Posted: 14/05/16
Published by Thomas Davis
With approximately 395 children and young people in local authority care in Plymouth, many of whom...
Posted: 30/04/16
Published by Mary

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