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  • Help improve the chances for sibling groups waiting for adoption

    Help improve the chances for sibling groups waiting for adoption

    29.03.17

    Adoptive and prospective adoptive parents who have adopted a sibling group, or hope to adopt a sibling group, are being urged to take part in a short survey which will improve the chances of brothers and sisters who have been adopted, or who are waiting to be adopted.

  • Call for help with FASD study

    Call for help with FASD study

    28.02.17

    The University of Salford is looking for families with adopted children aged between 8 and 14, who live in the Greater Manchester area and would be willing to participate in a research study.

  • 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.