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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.
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.
Our priority now, across the Adopt South West partnership, is finding those big-hearted individuals who can become a forever family for children who wait the longest.
During National Adoption Week 2015, Adopt South West – a partnership of adoption agencies – including Devon County Council, – are working together to highlight the plight of these vulnerable children and to help them find forever families.
Rachel and Ben from Exeter are almost at the end of their foster to adopt journey, with their application to adopt 26 week old Chloe due to be decided on by the courts at the end of September. They have shared their Devon Adoption story with us…
Babies and children, who are likely to be adopted, can wait months in foster care sometimes moving from carer to carer. Devon County Council is calling for potential parents who want to adopt to consider fostering first under new plans to help reduce disruption to children in care