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Adoption and Fostering

Adoption Contact Register

Puts adopted people and their birth relatives in touch with each other if that is what they both wish.

Adoption Facts

A site dedicated to offering facts about adoption with legal information, financial details and links to adoption agencies.

Adoption Information Line

Presents the profile and features of children ready for adoption and supplies information on adoption basics and laws.

Adoption Interlink UK

Established for married couples and single people considering adoption. Also provides necessary information regarding adoption agencies.

Adoption UK

Supports adoptive families before, during and after adoption. Includes reports, advice, news, publications list and message board.

Adoption-net

Offers information and advice on both adoption and fostering for UK families. Includes Q&A, news archive and glossary of terms.

After Adoption

Provides individual, group and family support for all those affected by adoption in the UK. Includes details of the organisation's achievements and services, plus an active forum and sections for young people and for professionals.

Be My Parent

A family-finding service for adoption and fostering children in the UK; includes information for professionals, resources for families at all stages of the process, and details of their monthly newspaper.

CoramBAAF

An independent membership organisation for professionals, foster carers and adopters, and anyone else working with or looking after children in or from care, or adults who have been affected by adoption.

DirectGov: Adoption

Official government pages about adoption and the adoption process.

First 4 Adoption

Hotline and resource for those hoping to adopt in England, supported by the Department for Education. first4adoption

Foster Care Associates (FCA)

UK wide fostering organization providing high quality foster placements to children and young people at a local level.

The Foster Care Co-operative

A registered not-for-profit co-operative that aims to increase the total number of foster homes by recruiting and training new foster carers. Includes details of services offered for children and carers, and their support.

Foster Care New

Rounding up news stories and resources related to fostering. fostercarenews

The Fostering Network

Charity working with everyone involved in fostering and foster care. Presents publications list plus details of campaigns and training and advice services, with a section for anyone thinking of fostering.

Fostering Support Ltd

Supports foster carers about whom an allegation has been made. Includes FAQ, company credentials and details of how they work.

Fosterline

Confidential, impartial, advice information and signposting on the broad range of issues of concern to foster carers and those interested in fostering. https://www.facebook.com/fosterline fosterlinegov

Intercountry Adoption Centre

Offers information on this organisation's services for adopting families, adopted adults and professionals. Includes publications list and details of an advice line and fundraising efforts.

Letterbox Club

Works to improve the educational outlook for children aged 7-11 in foster families by providing them with a parcel of educational materials once every month for six months. Includes sign up details and FAQ.

LGBT Adopting and Fostering Week

A national campaign to promote and support adoption and fostering by LGBT couples and single people; includes events, news, and resources.

National Adoption Week

An annual campaign to promote adoption, both in the search for people prepared to adopt and to support people wanting to find out about their own adoption or about a child they put up for adoption.

National Fostering Agency

Provides information for local authorities as well as for both existing and prospective foster families.

Natural Parents Network

Charity offering support to birth families involved in adoption. Includes message board.

New Family Social

Works to support LGBT adopters, foster carers and their children throughout the UK; includes resources, a list of subscribing adoption and fostering agencies, news, and contacts.

North East Post Adoption Service

Details this organisations services to adopted adults, birth relatives and adoptive parents, including counselling, support and tracing services. Includes FAQ.

OASIS - Overseas Adoption and Support Information Service

A support group for families at all stages of the inter-country adoption process; with details of membership, events, and a FAQ.

PAC-UK

Therapy, advice, support, counselling and training for all those affected by adoption and permanency.

SafeBase Therapeutic Parenting Programme

Specialist therapeutic parenting programme for adoptive families in the UK.

The Scottish Adoption Association

Offers information, counselling and support to anyone in Scotland who has adopted, has been adopted or is interested in adoption. Includes annual report.

Simply Fostering

Foster carer recruitment, advice and information.

TACT

Provides information about this, the UK's largest fostering and adoption charity. http://www.facebook.com/tactcare tactcare

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