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The Adoption Process

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Community groups

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News and blog posts

  • Our View

    Of the 2,030 children waiting to be adopted, almost half are part of a sibling group. The latest #YouCanAdopt campaign, run by adoption agencies in England, launches today and is encouraging more people to come forward to adopt siblings. Read more

  • Lords Committee voices concern over continuation of virtual visits to looked after children

    A House of Lords committee has published a report raising concerns about the length of time social workers will be able to continue to make virtual visits to vulnerable looked after children. Read more

  • The hardest decision

    A heartfelt & honest blog addressing the difficult subject of adoption disruption. Read more

  • Adopting with an autistic child

    Guest blogger, @Sarah_eternally_endo talks through her experiences of going through the adoption process with her older birth child who lives with autism Read more

  • The Importance of Play

    Charlotte Jenkins - founder and director of Beacon Family Services, and certified Theraplay® Therapist, explains how play can help traumatised children regain a feeling of safety. Read more

  • The day I met the Children's Minister

    14 year old Caitlain describes her meeting with Children's Minister, Vicky Ford, & urges other young adopted people to speak up for change Read more