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Devon appeals for adopters to come forward as number of children waiting increases

Adoption agencies in Devon are working together this National Adoption Week (14-20 October) to appeal for potential adopters to come forward. This comes as numbers of adopters drop to an all-time low in the county and the number of children waiting continues to grow.

Posted on: 14 October 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments
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North Devon, Torridge and Torbay residents are asked to consider becoming adoptive parents

A shortage of potential adopters in North Devon, Torridge and Torbay is making it difficult to give children permanent homes, says the south west region’s adoption agency.

Posted on: 6 August 2019 | Posted in: Community

New Regional Adoption Agency will reduce waiting times for children awaiting adoption

Local authority adoption services in Devon, Plymouth, Torbay and Somerset are joining forces to become a single regional adoption service, under the banner Adopt South West.

Posted on: 12 April 2018 | Posted in: Community

Urgent need for new adopters in North Devon

Too few adopters in northern Devon is making it difficult to place children within the county, according to a leading adoption service.

Posted on: 23 March 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing