NFS news

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

Members’ ebulletin – 30 August 2018

29th August 2018
A word from Tor Dear NFS member Huge thanks to all the volunteers and members who made this year's camp the biggest yet! If you attended we hope you had a fantastic time - we'll be in touch with y...

Members’ ebulletin – 16 August 2018

15th August 2018
A word from Tor Hopefully you and your family are enjoying the summer and all is going well. If you've got children heading to school in September, it's worth being aware of the support that's on off...

Members’ ebulletin – 2 August 2018

2nd August 2018
A word from Tor It's not too late to join hundreds of other LGBT+ adopters, foster carers and their kids at the 2018 NFS summer camp. As ever there's a wide range of activities on offer for children ...

Number of adoptions in Scotland by same-sex couples stalls in 2017

23rd July 2018
New figures published by National Records of Scotland show that while the total number of adoptions in the country grew to 543 in 2017, there was no increase in the number of adoptions by same-sex cou...

Members’ ebulletin – 19 July 2018

18th July 2018
A word from Tor Huge thanks to all the members who joined us in the Pride in London parade on 7 July. Not only did we have our largest presence to date and a fantastic spot at the front of proceeding...

Support Worker to the Chief Executive at the 2018 NFS Summer Camp 

2nd July 2018
This post is to act as support worker for the chief executive of New Family Social at the 2018 annual summer camp. The majority of hours will be spent onsite at the actual camp with a short period spe...

Summer Camp 2018

17th April 2018
New Family Social's annual summer camp returns in August. It's a unique annual opportunity for LGBT adopters, foster carers and their children to holiday with other families that look like theirs. ...

Join NFS at Pride!

28th March 2018
In recent years New Family Social has become a more visible presence at various LGBT Pride events. 2018 is no exception and our LGBT adopters and foster carers can now log in and book on to the follow...

Adoption & Fostering: 10 Good Reasons why LGBT people should consider it

5th March 2018
Record numbers of LGBT people in the UK now consider adoption and fostering, but many more are needed to parent vulnerable children. LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week – the annual campaign encourag...

LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week returns to the UK from 5 March

13th February 2018
Booking is now open for two free evening seminars – held by New Family Social – specifically for LGBT people to find out how they can adopt or foster. Taking place in London and Manchester on 8 Ma...