NFS news

NFS news & local activity around the UK, from our staff and regional volunteers.

Members’ ebulletin – 6 December, 2018

5th December 2018
A word from Tor Dear member Save the date - we're pleased to announce that the NFS summer camp will return 22-26 August, 2019. The annual event is a highlight for many of our members and their chi...

Members’ ebulletin – 22 November, 2018

22nd November 2018
A word from Tor Dear member Late last week the Department for Education published figures revealing that - for the first time since records began - one in eight adoptions in England were to sam...

1 in 8 adoptions in England now to same-sex couples

16th November 2018
1 in 8 adoptions in England in 2018 were to same-sex couples, statistics released 15 November show. The new figures from the Department for Education reveal that of the 3,820 adoptions in England this...

Members’ ebulletin – 08 November, 2018

8th November 2018
A word from Tor Dear member I'm delighted to announce some slight changes to the way New Family Social will work in the future. Earlier this year we were lucky enough to secure funding for a four-...

Members’ ebulletin – 25 October 2018

25th October 2018
A word from Tor Halloween can be a disturbing time for many reasons - but nothing could have prepared adoptive parents for the shock of a seasonal ad campaign that launched last week, just as Nationa...

LGBT Adoption: Much achieved and much to do (Fyne Times)

15th October 2018
  Find out more: Fyne Times, October 2018...

Members’ ebulletin – 11 October

11th October 2018
A word from Tor Huge thanks to all our members who voted in the 2018 trustee elections  - which closed today - and of course to the volunteers who were nominated. We'll share the results in the wee...

Members’ ebulletin – 27 September

27th September 2018
A word from Tor Voting is now open in our 2018 trustee elections and the nominees need your vote! You can do so by reading the nominees' supporting statements and following the link on this page by m...

Vote for your 2018 trustees!

27th September 2018
Here's all the information you need to choose your trustees/directors - once you're ready you can vote using this Survey Monkey survey. *Voting closed midday 11 October* We rely on the skills our b...

Members’ ebulletin – 13 September 2018

13th September 2018
A word from Tor Our members are the lifeblood of New Family Social and if you've ever wanted to become more involved now's the time as nominations open today for trustees to join our board. There's m...