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The Adoptables are recruiting! (Coram)

23rd May 2017
The Adoptables is a peer network of adopted young people aged 13-25. They share their experiences as adopted young people at home, in school and in post-adoption support, with professionals, schools a...

50 Babies given the best start thanks to Specialist Adoption Programme (Adoption Matters/Caritas Care)

19th May 2017
[caption id="attachment_6096" align="alignright" width="300"] Members of the NW Concurrent Planning Service together with Adoption Matters & Caritas Care Chief Executive's Norman Goodwin, CBE &...

We adopted our baby through Concurrent Planning (Adoption Matters)

25th April 2017
Helen & Simone adopted a baby through the NW Concurrent Planning Service, a partnership service Adoption Matters runs in collaboration with Caritas Care.  Here is Helen and Simone's story of t...

Parenting training schemes and mentors crucial in supporting adopters through adoption journey (Coram)

27th March 2017
  A new research report published by Coram for The Cornerstone Partnership (Cornerstone) has uncovered the importance of early access to parenting training schemes and independent mentors in s...

Adopter Voice Champions needed (Adoption UK)

24th March 2017
    Adopter Voice is a service provided by Adoption UK, the country’s largest adopter led community. Established to work with local authorities and regional adoption agencies, it...

LGBT adopters from Bedford borough share their story

16th March 2017
As a gay couple looking to adopt a child there are many who, even today, don’t approve of a child being raised in a family like ours. Legally, we have every equal right to adopt, although from forum...

Rachel & Annie’s adoption story (Diagrama blog)

7th March 2017
Today marks the start of LGBT Adoption and Fostering week 2017 – and Diagrama Adoption is, as always, proud to support this campaign. Diagrama Adoption welcomes enquiries from people from all wal...

Diagrama Foundation – 14 Year Old Blogger on Birth Family Contact

20th February 2017
Contact with birth relatives after adoption, while sometimes unsettling, can play an important role in helping a child to understand who they are and to establish their identity. At Diagrama Adoption ...

Training programme for parents and carers – 2017 (Family Futures)

12th January 2017
NFS member agency Family Futures has announced details of its 2017 training programme for parents and carers: Making Sense of Your child 30 March 2017 https://www.familyfutures.co.uk/product/making...

New writing competition celebrates the creativity of care experienced young people

6th January 2017
Youth advocacy charity Coram Voice has announced that ‘Voices’ - its writing competition for care-experienced young people - is returning for a second year. The competition opens on 9 January 201...