NFS news

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

Volunteer at NFS summer camp 2017!

28th March 2017
Volunteers needed... New Family Social is the UK's LGBT adoption and fostering charity. Each year we run a camping event for our members. Last year nearly 300 people came along. For Camp 2017 we will...

NFS Summer Camp returns for 2017

23rd March 2017
Bookings are now open

LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week 2017 is a soaring success

13th March 2017
The sixth LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week closed on Sunday 12 March. Reaching a record number of LGBT potential adoptive parents and foster carers, the campaign’s twitter hashtags - #proudtoadopt...

New film calls on more trans people to consider adoption

6th March 2017
LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week returns, 6 March 2017   More trans people are called to explore adoption in a new film published today – 6 March – by New Family Social. The film...

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 - why it's needed

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...