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Children need somewhere they can call home

Are you interested in finding out more about providing a permanent family environment for children unable to live with their birth parents? Come along to our Adoption Afternoon Tea for an informal chat with social workers and to hear the stories of adopters over a cuppa and cake. The drop-in session on Monday, February 6th […]

Seeking forever families in National Adoption Week

The Family Placement Team is supporting National Adoption Week (17 – 23 October) by highlighting the need for forever families. This year’s annual campaign is embodied by the hashtag #SupportAdoption as it is focussing on finding families for some of the South Gloucestershire’s most vulnerable children. The week, organised by First 4 Adoption, aims to […]

Be a child’s new family

We are looking for singles, couples & families who can provide forever homes for children who have had a difficult start in life. For an informal chat about adoption over a cuppa and cake, come along to our afternoon tea on Thursday 20 October. The drop-in session from 5.30pm to 7.30pm is at South Gloucestershire Council’s […]

Become a child’s new family and new future

The need to find forever homes for some of South Gloucestershire’s most vulnerable children will be at the heart of this year’s National Adoption Week. The Family Placement Team at South Gloucestershire Council will be using the promotional week to highlight individual stories and encourage more adoptive families to come forward. To coincide with National […]

Could you become a forever family?

You’re invited to have an informal chat about adoption over a cuppa and cake. We’re having an Adoption Afternoon Tea Event on Thursday 17 March to answer any questions people may have about adoption and the types of children who need adoptive families. We are particularly keen to find adopters for older children, those in […]

Informing Carers and Adopters at our Education Conference

More than 60 carers and adopters have benefitted from a day of innovative and inspirational workshops at this year’s Education Conference. The annual event, which is held in conjunction with Bath and North East Somerset Council, included a range of workshops to inform and educate. Carers and Adopters got to find out more about specialist […]

Successful adoption information event

Prospective adopters have taken the first step to providing forever homes for children in South Gloucestershire. A total of 20 people from all walks of life took the opportunity to find out more about adoption at an afternoon tea information event. The attendees from 11 households got the chance to hear the personal experiences of […]

Could you adopt and change a child’s life?

Adopters Russell and Matthew had always dreamed of creating a forever family for a child who’d had a difficult start in life. It was something they had wanted to do for many years but as a same-sex couple they were unsure it would ever happen. The couple are now adoptive parents to not one, but […]

National Adoption Week – 19 to 25 October

Could you become a forever family? As part of National Adoption Week, we are holding an afternoon tea event on Wednesday 21 October to give you the opportunity to find out about adoption and the children who need adoptive families. Everyone is welcome to drop in anytime between 4.30pm and 6.30pm at the Badminton Road office […]