Adoption UK has contributed to the Department for Education’s recent review of the fostering system in England.
Adoption UK’s chief executive Hugh Thornbery CBE has said he is “hugely disappointed” at new figures which show funding to improve struggling children’s mental health services is often not reaching the NHS frontline, despite soaring rates of self-harm among young people.
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.
A new on-demand coach service will be getting into the Christmas spirit this weekend by donating all ticket sales purchased on Saturday (17th December) to Adoption UK.
Adoption UK has joined forces with the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), among other professional teaching bodies, in a bid to make every school attachment-aware.
Adoption UK’s Peer to Peer Support Team has been shortlisted for the Social Worker of the Year Awards 2016, in recognition of the support it provides to adoptive families experiencing child to parent violence (CPV).
Adoption UK, the country’s most influential adoption support charity, is embarking on a joint venture with PAC-UK, the country’s biggest independent adoption support agency, in a bid to provide a more comprehensive and cohesive level of support to everyone in the adoption community.
An adoptee has agreed to share a heartfelt letter she wrote to her adoptive parents as Adoption UK pays homage to the heroic achievements of adopters, to mark the final day of National Adoption Week.
Adoption UK is working with parents to highlight the importance of therapeutic support as the Adoption Support Fund (ASF) has now reached out to more than 9,000 adoptive families across England since its national roll-out 18 months ago.
An adoptive parent has taken the brave decision to talk about the recent disruption of her son’s adoption.