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  • Changes to the Adoption Support Fund's Fair Access Limit

    Changes to the Adoption Support Fund's Fair Access Limit

    26.01.17

    The existing Fair Access Limit of £5,000 per child for therapy accessed through the Adoption Support Fund (ASF), will continue into the next financial year (2017/18). And a separate amount of up to £2,500 will be offered to children who require a specialist assessment before therapy can begin.

  • Adoption UK member Sue Clifford awarded MBE

    Adoption UK member Sue Clifford awarded MBE

    22.12.16

    An adoptive mother to nine children has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for services to Children and Families, in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.

  • ‘All I want for Christmas is toast and Maltesers’

    ‘All I want for Christmas is toast and Maltesers’

    20.12.16

    Christmas can be a particularly difficult time for adopted children - far from being magical and peaceful; the hype, pressure to socialise and change in routine can trigger emotions and memories that are scary and overwhelming.