NFS news

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

More LGBT adopters and foster carers needed in Britain

23rd February 2017
Special seminars announced in Manchester and London More LGBT adopters and foster carers are needed in 2017 to provide loving homes for children in Britain, according to New Family Social. 1 in 10 ad...

Free tickets thanks to Merlin’s Magic Wand

21st February 2017
Children's charity Merlin's Magic Wand (MMW) distributes free family tickets to Merlin theme parks throughout the world, including Alton Towers, Sea Life, Legoland, Thorpe Park and loads of others...

London adoption & fostering information seminar announced

8th February 2017
LGBT in London? Considering adopting or fostering? This free event is for you

Manchester adoption & fostering information seminar announced

19th January 2017
LGBT in Manchester? Considering adopting or fostering? This free event is for you

LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week 2017: Resilient, resourceful, remarkable families

15th December 2016
LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week 2017 to return in March 2017

Adoptions by same-sex couples in England now nearly 1 in 10

8th December 2016
New figures published today – 8 December – by the Department for Education show adoptions by same-sex couples accounted for 9.6 per cent of all adoptions in England in 2016. This was a rise from 8...

New Family Social website – Request for Proposals

22nd November 2016
Can you take our site to the next level?

New Family Social AGM 2016

1st November 2016
The 2016 New Family Social Annual General Meeting will take place by video conference on Monday 21 November from 19:15. NFS members can take part - just follow this online link for video instructio...

Running like the wind – support our Jo

21st October 2016
The Virgin Money London Marathon returns to the capital on 23 April and running veteran Jo Frazer-Wise will pound the streets in aid of New Family Social again. A keen supporter of New Family Soci...

NFS is recruiting!

13th October 2016
NFS is recruiting two new members of staff to support the developing Regional Adoption Agencies in England to work with LGBT adopters. Click for more information about joining the team...