Join one of our webinars or virtual community groups:

We hold a variety of webinars and virtual community groups each week - all free to attend as part of your Adoption UK membership, the events can be joined simply by clicking on the links below, although you'll need to be logged in to view the links. 

If you have any problems please get in touch via: [email protected]

Please note that the name you register with for each event will be visible to all other participants, so if you don't want your full name shown please register using a pseudonym

If you or anyone in your family joining these events has any additional accessibility needs that you would like support with then please let us know in advance and we will do what we can to accommodate you.

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NATIONAL ADOPTION WEEK - 18th - 24th OCTOBER 2021


Tuesday 19th October at 10am
Home educator meet up
This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members who are home schooling their children to catch up and have fun!

Tuesday 19th October at 1pm
National Adoption Week 
Contact – Close Encounters of the Complicated Kind with Ellie Haworth
A brief session thinking about contact for families - this webinar will explore the many factors to consider when engaging in contact between birth and adoptive families.

Tuesday 19th October at 7.30pm
National Adoption Week
Join a panel of experienced adopters to ask what you need to know about the adoption journey

Wednesday 20th October at 11am 
Nationwide meet up for Prospective Adopters
This is a UK-wide meet up for prospective adopters to have a chat and unload/support each other. 

Wednesday 20th October at 1pm 
National Adoption Week 
Introduction to FASD with Aliy Brown of the FASD hub
This session will be hosted by Aliy Brown of the FASD hub and will include a prerecording of a presentation providing information about FASD, key facts and information, followed by the opportunity for Q&A.

Wednesday 20th October at 7.30pm
Nationwide meet up for Parents of Adopted Adults
Join this meet up to share experiences with other parents of adopted adults.

Thursday 21st October at 1pm
National Adoption Week - An introduction to developmental & relational trauma for adoptive parents with Dr Gina Charlton
In this webinar Gina will look at developmental and relational trauma, how it is experienced by the child, the impact it has on parents and the parent-child relationship and what parents can do to help their child.

Thursday 21st October at 7.30pm
National Adoption Week
First steps into education with Rebecca Brooks
The start of a child’s education journey is a daunting for any family, but for adoptive families it can be particularly significant.
This webinar will give an overview of the support available for previously looked after children, and what parents might want to consider when choosing their child’s school.
Ideal for families with younger children who are considering their options around primary education.

Thursday 21st October at 8pm

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Adopters from Ethnically Diverse Communities

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This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members from ethnically diverse communities.


Friday 22nd October at 1pm

National Adoption Week

A coffee and a chat

Click here to register - this meet up is open to all

Join our Adoption UK staff members for this informal chat, a chance to follow up on any questions or queries you may have following National Adoption Week.


Monday 25th October at 8pm

Gender Diverse community group

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A supportive and affirming space for trans, genderqueer, non-binary, gender-divergent and gender-questioning adoptive parents and prospective adopters.


Monday 25th October at 8.30pm

Adoptive Parents meet up

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This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members to have a chat and unload/support each other. We will be holding these regularly, hosted by members of Adoption UK staff.


Thursday 28th October at 8pm

Early days meet up

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Join this meet up for those in the early weeks and months of placement. The meeting will be lead by Jen, an adoptive mum.


Tuesday 2nd November at 10am
Home educator meet up
This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members who are home schooling their children to catch up and have fun!

Tuesday 2nd November at 7pm
Adopted Adults meet up
Join other adopted adults for this meet up where you can share your story and experiences.

Thursday 4th November at 11am 
Nationwide meet up for Prospective Adopters
This is a UK-wide meet up for prospective adopters to have a chat and unload/support each other. 

Thursday 4th November at 8pm

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Adopters from Ethnically Diverse Communities

Click here to register

This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members from ethnically diverse communities.


Thursday 4th November at 8pm
The Family Fairies with Rosemary Lucas
From adoptive mum to author of The Family Fairies and keen blogger, Rosemary describes how using the power of storytelling can help children understand how families come together in different ways.

Thursday 4th November at 8.30pm
Prospective single adopters
This is a group for those preparing for or considering adoption as a solo parent.  The meet up will be hosted by two experienced lone adopters and so will be your opportunity to share your thoughts and questions.

Friday 5th November at 10am

Gender Diverse community group

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A supportive and affirming space for trans, genderqueer, non-binary, gender-divergent and gender-questioning adoptive parents and prospective adopters.


Monday 8th November at 8pm

Anti Racist Adoption with Yoni Ejo

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This webinar will provide a grounding in some of the considerations for adopters when seeking to be actively anti racist.


Tuesday 9th November at 10am
Home educator meet up
This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members who are home schooling their children to catch up and have fun!

Wednesday 10th November at 8pm

FASD Community Group

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Join us for the all new FASD Community Group exclusively for Adoption UK members. The group is facilitated by two fantastic parents who are caring for young people with FASD, Joanne and Michala. The group is open to anyone who is parenting a child, young person or young adult with a history of prenatal alcohol exposure, with or without an FASD diagnosis. The group will be supported by the FASD Hub Scotland team. Come and join us and make a community of support, share your journey and gain support. We look forward to meeting you.


Wednesday 10th November at 8.30pm

Solo adopters meet up

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This is a UK-wide meet up for lone adoptive parents to have a chat and support each other. Share hints, tips and be with others who understand.


Thursday 11th November at 8pm

Early days meet up

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Join this meet up for those in the early weeks and months of placement. The meeting will be lead by Jen, an adoptive mum.


Friday 12th November at 7.30pm

Parenting Teens with Anita and Simon

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A chance to share experiences with other parents of adopted teenagers.


Tuesday 16th November at 10am
Home educator meet up
This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members who are home schooling their children to catch up and have fun!

Thursday 18th November at 8pm

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Adopters from Ethnically Diverse Communities

Click here to register

This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members from ethnically diverse communities.


Tuesday 23rd November at 10am
Home educator meet up
This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members who are home schooling their children to catch up and have fun!

Wednesday 24th November at 7.30pm
Nationwide meet up for Parents of Adopted Adults
Join this meet up to share experiences with other parents of adopted adults.

Thursday 25th November at 8pm

Early days meet up

Click here to register

Join this meet up for those in the early weeks and months of placement. The meeting will be lead by Jen, an adoptive mum.


Monday 29th November at 8pm

Gender Diverse community group

Click here to register

A supportive and affirming space for trans, genderqueer, non-binary, gender-divergent and gender-questioning adoptive parents and prospective adopters.


Tuesday 30th November at 10am
Home educator meet up
This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members who are home schooling their children to catch up and have fun!

Thursday 2nd December at 8pm

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Adopters from Ethnically Diverse Communities

Click here to register

This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members from ethnically diverse communities.


Thursday 2nd December at 8.30pm
Prospective single  adopters
This is a group for those preparing for or considering adoption as a solo parent.  The meet up will be hosted by two experienced lone adopters and so will be your opportunity to share your thoughts and questions.

Tuesday 7th December at 10am
Home educator meet up
This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members who are home schooling their children to catch up and have fun!

Wednesday 8th December at 8pm

FASD Community Group

Click here to register

Join us for the all new FASD Community Group exclusively for Adoption UK members. The group is facilitated by two fantastic parents who are caring for young people with FASD, Joanne and Michala. The group is open to anyone who is parenting a child, young person or young adult with a history of prenatal alcohol exposure, with or without an FASD diagnosis. The group will be supported by the FASD Hub Scotland team. Come and join us and make a community of support, share your journey and gain support. We look forward to meeting you.


Wednesday 8th December at 8.30pm

Solo adopters meet up

Click here to register

This is a UK-wide meet up for lone adoptive parents to have a chat and support each other. Share hints, tips and be with others who understand.


Thursday 9th December at 8pm

Early days meet up

Click here to register

Join this meet up for those in the early weeks and months of placement. The meeting will be lead by Jen, an adoptive mum.


Tuesday 14th December at 10am
Home educator meet up
This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members who are home schooling their children to catch up and have fun!

Thursday 16th December at 8pm

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Adopters from Ethnically Diverse Communities

Click here to register

This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members from ethnically diverse communities.


Thursday 6th January at 8.30pm
Prospective single adopters
This is a group for those preparing for or considering adoption as a solo parent.  The meet up will be hosted by two experienced lone adopters and so will be your opportunity to share your thoughts and questions.