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Parents' experiences

Families have used the Adoption Support Fund to benefit from a range of therapies in a number of different ways. Here we share parents' experiences of accessing the fund.

 

"We don't like to think what life would be like without it right now!" Read about how one family accessed a combination of different therapies for their teenage daughter.

 

"Coming to therapy has taken a weight off my shoulders and helps to make things easier at home." Read more about the experiences of Mike and Susan who were seeking support for their daughter's violence and aggression.

 

 "Without the therapeutic support we would have placed him back in foster care." Read more about how the Adoption Support Fund helped Steve and Gill keep their family together.

 

"I no longer feel that I am on the journey alone." Read more about how one single parent was quickly supported when her child's behaviour became particularly difficult.

 

"His behaviour was impacting significantly on family life and relationships." Read more about how Paul and Maria were helped by the Adoption Support Fund when they reached crisis point due to their son's violent and aggressive behaviour.