News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 28 March 2022
Wiltshire Council launches a campaign to recruit more Shared Lives carers
The council is part of a national scheme which helps people live as part of a family, within the carer's home
Published 22 March 2022
Cabinet asked to approve new approach to providing day opportunities
It will be discussed at Cabinet on 29 March
Published 14 March 2022
Social Work and Me, reflecting on events, challenges, and successes in 2021
To celebrate Social Work Week, Wiltshire Council will be running a series of events to bring together social workers to learn, connect, engage and debate the growing value that social work adds to society.
Published 7 March 2022
New campaign to find foster families for 17 young people in the Calne area
Wiltshire Council began targeting local areas where this is a high need for foster carers last summer
Published 22 December 2021
More people needed for new service which helps people leave hospital sooner
Wiltshire Council is putting out a call for people considering a career in care to join them in a new service which helps people gain independence after a hospital stay.
Published 25 May 2021
Furlong Close update
Residents at Furlong Close will continue to access care and support as usual while the future provision at the site is determined.
Published 18 May 2021
Foster Care Fortnight - meet the team behind the scenes
To find out more about fostering with Wiltshire Council you can talk to the friendly team behind the scenes and hear from foster carers by joining a series of online events.
Published 5 May 2021
Foster Care Fortnight - Foster a teenager
Young people in care have been sharing their thoughts on what makes a good foster carer as Wiltshire Council launches a new campaign to encourage more people to consider fostering.
Published 18 September 2020
Wiltshire Council receives government support to help fund vital work with rough sleepers
More than £47,000 will be spent on a range of measures