A new nationwide campaign #YOUCANADOPT, has launched to dispel myths around who is eligible to adopt and highlight that, especially during the COVID pandemic, there are still children out there who New Campaign Launches to encourage more people to consider adoption

With the current Covid pandemic affecting us all and meaning more time indoors, we could all do with a reminder of some of the useful resources that are out there to help us The A-Z of E-safety

Now that we are able to go further afield, myself and my partner have been taking our children and the dog to our local woodland for a walk every day or so.  It’s always Forest Bathing with Heather.

Adopters for Adoption Celebrates its 100th Adopted Child

A group of MPs have called on the government to urgently deliver more support for new parents in response to the Covid-19 crisis. The House of Commons Petitions Committee has this week published a report MPs call for more rights for new adopters and special guardians

Taking care of your mind as well as your body is really important if you need to stay at home or you are shielding due to the coronavirus.  You may feel bored, frustrated or Protecting your mental wellbeing whilst staying at home

The coronavirus pandemic and lockdown continues to be such an unpredicted situation for everyone. It is hard to understand the full impact that the situation is having on children and young people’s mental health and Returning to school after lockdown

Children waiting for adoption

As an adoptive parent, you may find yourself struggling with difficult and confusing behaviours by your child. Often parents imagine that if only they love them enough, and give them time and patience, the child What to do if you are finding rewards and consequences challenging.

Review by Jo Liveston, Independent Social Worker A family who I was assessing recently found this book and we used it with the family’s young birth child to help involve her in Book Review – The Family Fairies by Rosemary Lucas

Hi, I’m Kirsty, Post Adoption Support Worker for AFA. I have been with Adopters for Adoption for 3 years now and absolutely love the team I work with and the role that I A week in the life of Kirsty Cooke

What is foster to adopt

Same Families Podcast Adopters for Adoption have recently been contacted by Stu Oakley from Some Families. They wanted to introduce us as they believe their podcast will be of interest as a resource to LGBTQ+ podcast for people thinking about adoption.

Hi, I’m Angie and I started working for Polaris Children’s services in April 2017 as an Independent Support Administrator, moving on to Senior Administrator Assistant. I started working here at Adopters for A week in the life of Angela Timmins

Making cupcakes in the kitchen with your foster child

Same Storm, Different Boat Keeping afloat during lockdown Some of you may have seen the tweet by author Damian Barr relating to the coronavirus pandemic that has been shared on social media across the Self Care with Heather Liveston