News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 24 March 2023
Move to foster - new campaign to encourage more foster carers is launched
As clocks go forward this weekend Wiltshire Council will be launching a new drive to encourage more people to spring into action and foster with Wiltshire Council.
Published 20 March 2023
Wiltshire Council encourages experienced social workers back into the workplace during Social Work Week
Wiltshire Council social workers have been sharing their experiences of being a social worker and the benefits of working for the council as they celebrate Social Work Week.
Published 10 March 2023
Shared Lives carers help people regain the skills and confidence to return home from hospital
Wiltshire Council has launched a new support service to help people that are medically fit to leave hospital and continue their recovery in a safe environment while regaining the daily living skills and confidence they need to return to their own home.
Published 7 March 2023
LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Week - Make the call to be a foster carer
Wiltshire Council needs an additional 30 foster carers this year to help provide homes for young people
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.