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How to assess a school’s commitment to diversity and inclusion – launch of new resource for parents & carers

4th May 2017
Free Guide Offers a Practical Checklist to Assessing a State and Independent School’s Commitment to LGBT+ Inclusion (with children aged 3-18 in mind)   The P3 Network (P3) - in partne...

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...

Free workshops in London for adopted children (TALKadoption)

24th August 2016
NFS member agency After Adoption has announced details of its next TALKadoption workshop, that is free for adopted children and young people to attend: When: Saturday 10 June, 2017. From 13:00 t...

Going it alone: Single LGBT parenting (P3 event)

23rd August 2016
There are around two million single parents in the UK, making up a quarter of all families with dependent children. While not prevalent in the media, single LGBT parenting is becoming more common. P3 ...

Free workshops for adopted children (After Adoption)

28th June 2016
After Adoption has announced that there's a few remaining places for its TALKadoption workshop on Saturday 9 July: Workshop details: 9 July, 10:00am – 12:00pm Location: Islington For: 7 - 11...

New Wales schools’ guide to working with adopted children (Adoption UK)

17th June 2016
Adoption UK has published a free guide for schools in Wales to working with adopted children and their families, which is now available to download. Getting it right for every child is written by ado...

Adoption: Living life to the full (PAC-UK Conference)

31st May 2016
PAC-UK has announced details of a conference on 8 and 9 November, Adoption: Living life to the full. There are more and more adoptive families now having the opportunity to live life to the full. T...

FREE digital products from HMRC to support foster carers

24th May 2016
HMRC has contacted New Family Social with details of free support on offer to foster carers to improve their understanding of tax and national insurance. There is an E-learning package specific...

Conversations that matter: Talking to children and teenagers in life changing ways that help (seminar)

18th May 2016
PAC-UK have announced details of their latest public seminar - Conversations that matter: Talking to children and teenagers in life changing ways that help. Taking place in central London on 6 July, t...

Adoption: Living life to the full (conference)

8th April 2016
More and more adoptive families now have the opportunity to live life to the full. PAC-UK - in collaboration with the Big Lottery Fund - has announced details of  a one and a half day conference in ...