For just £5000 per year Local Authorities will
- Unlimited case consultancy
- Unlimited information and
specialist advice for statutory cases regarding children and family work in
- Assistance in all Hague 1996 and
Brussels IIa matters. CFAB will carry out all 1996 Hague Convention assessment
requests in your Local Authority which otherwise would be
- Two bespoke training events for
up to 50 staff members on either Child Trafficking, Private Fostering, Children
in Care or International Social Work Issues.
- Expert input to strategy
meetings, case conferences and LSCB as required.
- Advice and guidance to UK social
workers travelling overseas if this becomes necessary. Includes visa advice and
workers with professionals overseas.
- Priority bookings on CFAB
symposiums, conferences and annual lectures.
- Quarterly Newsletter.
more than ever, increasing financial pressures are facing us all. At the
same time, so too are the demands made on Children’s Services, including cases
with an international
The issues surrounding international social work are increasingly complex
with many local authorities seeing a rise in cases involving issues such as
trafficking, private fostering from overseas and LAC, for whom placement with
family members in another country may be the best option. Children and
Families Across Borders (previously known as ISS UK) has significant experience in
these matters and can help your staff to avoid some of the pitfalls.
- CFAB is the only organisation in
that provides this service or expertise.
- Our current fee structure will be
increasing by at least 25% in April 2013. This means you would spend more than
£5000 if you procure just 2 overseas assessments a year from us. Membership
will give greater certainty to your financial planning.
- At present vital information
needed for your cases is not obtained due to frontline staff not being able to
agree the current fees requested. Joining will mean your staff can use CFAB as
often as they need for one fixed annual upfront membership cost.
- Child protection investigations
of children from overseas, trafficked children and children in your care who
are from overseas are ever increasing. Joining CFAB’s membership scheme will
save you time and money as well as meeting the safeguarding needs of your
to participate in innovative project work, involving children in your area from
overseas, throughout the year
- By joining over the next 3 months we will freeze the £5000 annual fee for 3 years. You are free to pay for the three years up front or in yearly installments.
The membership scheme is available to join up to immediately!
Join over the next 3 months and we will freeze the annual fee at £5,000 for the
next 3 years!
If you are interested in joining the scheme please fill out
Sign Up Form (available to download below) and scan and
email it back to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
A contract will be then be issued along with an
The Membership Services will begin from the date the funds
are received by CFAB.
You will then be issued with a Membership Certificate
stating your Membership Start Date.
So contact us today and don’t miss out on the 3 year fixed