Tag Archives: Adoption

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 | No Comments

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

My life, in a book

If there was ever a book that speaks to a child so clearly; that prompts conversation and that encourages emotion; and that’s rarely left on the shelf to gather dust, it’s my life story

Posted on: 18 October 2017 | Posted in:

More than half of the children awaiting adoption in the south west are in sibling groups

57 percent of the children in the South West waiting for adoptive families are brothers and sisters in groups of two or more according to new information published today to mark National Adoption Week , this week.

Posted on: 16 October 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Could you be a parent to a vulnerable child?

There is currently a misconception across Devon that there are no children waiting for adoption, but this just is not true. We know there are a number of adopters out there who are waiting to be matched to the right child or children for them, and a key priority of ours is to find them the children they are looking for.

Posted on: 17 October 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing