Family Membership For adoptive parents, prospective adopters, Special Guardians, long-term foster carers and practitioners working with children who are adopted or in care, Family Membership gives you the support and legal advice you need, lots of opportunities to connect with people who understand your family, and ways to help influence the decisions that affect the lives of adoptive families everywhere. Join us today - we'll be with you every step of your adoption journey. SUPPORT CONNECT INFLUENCE From on-line and local support to a legal helpline; a members' magazine to lifestyle offers for treating the family. Members can access a range of support services and benefits that enable you to develop your knowledge, gain confidence and enjoy family life. And you can get discounts on training too. Our local membership groups and family days community activities provide you with opportunities to meet other families - to socialise, share experiences and to support each other. And our vibrant online community enables you to share parenting advice and discuss the issues that matter to you, 24/7. Be at the heart of everything we do to influence policy and improve services in the areas that matter most to your family. Add your voice to ours: share your stories, be the first to contribute to research and get active on social media to strengthen our campaigning on behalf of adoptive families. "The dedication, resilience and overwhelming love that shines out of the Adoption UK community is truly inspiring and I'm proud to be part of the family." Rosie, Adoption UK member. As a Family Member of the Adoption UK Community you'll enjoy: Invitations to attend members' community groups, activities and events Our bi-monthly members' magazine, Adoption Today Regular e-newsletters to keep you up to date with our activities, services and offers 20% discount on online purchases from specialist publisher Jessica Kingsley Factsheets and resources on key issues and specialist subjects Access to a member-only online areas and member only boards on the forum Use of our lending library Opportunities to be the first to contribute to research and campaigns Chances to influence and contribute to improving local services A FREE initial consultation with a Parent Consultant at our partners PAC-UK And you also get: 30% discount on NEW online training courses by AC Education Access to Adoption UK Advantage - money-saving offers on major brands PLUS access to a FREE legal helpline Member rates on Adoption UK workshops, events and conferences, as well as training delivered by PAC-UK Ways to join Monthly Direct Debit Payment £4.50 per month Yearly Direct Debit Payment £50 per year Annual One Off Payment £56 Alternatively:Download the joining forms Call us on 01295 752252 to join over the phone (annual payment only) Need more information? To find out more about Adoption UK membership, get in touch by emailing the membership team or by calling us on 01295 752252.