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Finding a child | Adoption UK

Once approved to adopt, prospective adopters enter the matching stage of the adoption process. Prospective adopters and social workers liaise to identify possible matches and tools such as the National Adoption Register and Children Who Wait work to speed up the process.

Children waiting for adoption in the UK

Adoption has changed.

Today, very few babies are 'given up' for adoption in the...

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Northern Ireland | Adoption UK

In Northern Ireland the process from initial enquiry to...

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BBC/ADOPTION UK SURVEY: A SNAPSHOT OF MODERN DAY ADOPTION

BBC/ADOPTION UK SURVEY: A SNAPSHOT OF MODERN DAY ADOPTION

Published: 26.09.17

More than a quarter of adopted families are 'in crisis', according to a new survey from the BBC and charity Adoption UK.

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Walking you through the Adoption Support Fund | Adoption UK

On 1 May 2015 the Adoption Support Fund (ASF) became available to adopters throughout England. It brought more than £19 million extra funding on line to support families.

The fund was established because many families need some kind of therapeutic support following adoption and too many have struggled to get the help they need in the past.

The government has now announced increased funding for...

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Related topics : adoption support fund / adoption support for families and children / support for adoptive parents uk / support services for adoptive parents / adoption support services scotland

Adopted Children’s Experiences of School -The Results Are ...

Therefore, Adoption UK is calling for better support and awareness training for teachers and education staff on adoption issues.

Although two thirds of parents surveyed do not feel that their child's school or teacher understands the impact of their difficult start in life, nearly a quarter of parents reported that their child's school and teacher have a good or very good understanding. Strong...

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Related topics : children needing adoption / older children available for adoption / children available for adoption uk / older children adoption / support for adoptive parents uk

Wales/Cymru | Adoption UK

Getting it right for every child Parents PDF

A new booklet will be launched is available in Welsh ( here ) and English (click the link above). It aims to help parents to have a better understanding of the education system and how to be effective advocates for their children in school.

We are working in partnership with NAHT Cymru to produce a guidance paper about schools and understanding...

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Related topics : adoption support for families and children / support for adoptive parents uk / support groups for adoptive parents / support services for adoptive parents / parents wanting to adopt a child

Children Who Wait | Adoption UK

Children Who Wait

Having been approved to adopt, the waiting that follows being matched with a child can be frustrating.

We work closely with local authorities across the UK; helping them to match children and prospective adopters by featuring profiles in Children Who Wait of the many children waiting to find their 'forever homes'.

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Related topics : children waiting for adoption in uk / adoption agencies waiting children / adoption children waiting / children waiting for adoption / profiles of children up for adoption

Children Who Wait | Adoption UK

Having been approved to adopt, the waiting that follows being matched with a child can be frustrating.

We work closely with local authorities across the UK; helping them to match children and prospective adopters by featuring profiles in Children Who Wait of the many children waiting to find their 'forever homes'.

Read more

Related topics : children waiting for adoption in uk / adoption agencies waiting children / adoption children waiting / children waiting for adoption / adopt a waiting child agency

Training | Adoption UK

The venture gives both organisations a chance to benefit from a complementary range of skills, resources, and interests.

As part of this development, Adoption UK training is now delivered by PAC-UK and is available for spot purchase.

Our training aims to help both parents and professionals who support adopted children (and those in other forms...

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Related topics : support for adoptive parents uk / independent adoption agency uk / support for adoptive parents scotland / support for adoptive parents / children available for adoption uk