Researchers at leading charity, Penny Appeal, have been working with over 60 Islamic scholars, community leaders and sector professionals to produce the UK’s first Islamic guidance document on adoption and fostering.
Adoption in Merseyside (AiM) recently commissioned After Adoption to deliver adoption support services across the region.
Elaine has been a counsellor with After Adoption for over a decade. Here she talks about her experience.
Talented events undergraduates from Manchester Metropolitan University are planning an exciting evening of art and music to raise funds for After Adoption.
SafeBase is After Adoption’s therapeutic parenting programme for all adoptive families and other permanent carers.
Manchester Evening News published a story this week focusing on a Rochdale couple who adopted two girls and a boy, and the Mum’s struggle with post-adoption depression, which doctors believe results when the idealised expectations of motherhood fall short of reality.
Adoption Central England (ACE) has received funding from the Practice and Improvement Fund to develop a set of innovative tools to improve assessment and matching for children and prospective adopters, to improve outcomes.
On Friday 15 December people across the country will be wearing their loudest, silliest Christmas jumpers to help support children who have been adopted, and their families.
Breaking the Cycle is a pioneering programme, which encourages birth mothers, who have lost at least one child to adoption, to take back control of their lives and helps them make positive choices for their future, reducing the need for further intervention.
After Adoption’s annual fundraising run, the Regent’s Park 10k, attracted 400 runners from the UK and beyond.
A survey of adoptive parents has found their children are around 20 times more likely to be permanently excluded from school than their classmates, Adoption UK can reveal.
John Timpson, chairman of the highstreet cobbler and key repairer, and long-term corporate supporter of After Adoptions flagship SafeBase therapeutic parenting programme, has been knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Congratulations to Daljit Gill and Frances Coller for their achievement in being finalists in the National Adoption Week Awards 2017, held at the Foundling Museum, London.
64% of the children in the North West waiting for adoptive families are brothers and sisters in groups of 2 or more according to new information published today to mark National Adoption Week (16-22nd October).
Consultation will be taking place with adopted people (aged 18 years plus), which will look to further understand the key issues and provide further learning, development of service provision within the adoption arena in future.
Consultation will be taking place with birth parents and their relatives, which will look to further understand the key issues and provide further learning, development of service provision in future.
We are pleased to announce our upcoming event Keeping Siblings Together: Better Outcomes from Practice to be held on Tuesday, 10th October at our Manchester office from 1:00pm – 4:00pm.
We are excited to announce our upcoming Breaking the Cycle: Successful Outcomes event to be held on Thursday 13th July at our Birmingham office from 11:00 – 14:00.
A number of media outlets have been covering a story about a couple claiming they have been turned down as adopters.
We’re pleased to celebrate the difference all our volunteers make to the lives of many.
We are here to support those families and individuals we work with during this difficult time.
A new joint helpline has been set up in Wales which for the first time will offer support to all parties affected by adoption from across the nation.
Wednesday 29 March 2017 is Big Adoption Day. A day to celebrate the work we do to support adoption everyday.
Louise Tickle explores the impact and ethics behind the Pause project for women whose children have been removed in her recent Guardian article. Our own Breaking the Cycle programme supports birth mothers to help them understand their past and make positive choices for their future. We do this through one-to-one work and group work.
When a film like Lion catches the attention of millions, it puts us one step closer to adoption being better understood.
On Saturday 1st October Lemn Sissay, poet, author and advocate for young people attended a very special event at After Adoption Head Office in Manchester to celebrate the winners of our Oodles of Doodles competition.
Just two years ago, former Olympian Jamie Baulch shared the story of how he finally found his birth mother after an emotional search. But after meeting the woman who gave him up for adoption as a baby, he now wants to find out who his biological father is.