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BirthTies provides a bespoke service to birth parents whose children have been adopted, or where adoption is being considered for their child. This includes assistance with contact and counselling services. The service also gives birth parents the opportunity to tell their own adoption story, which can be shared with their children if they are looking for answers. In the past 27 years we have supported over 70,000 birth parents and have published books and research about this work.
The support we received was excellent, everything was explained to us. We would have found things very difficult if it wasn’t for this service. – Birth family member
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SafeBase Therapeutic Parenting Programme
SafeBase is After Adoption's flagship therapeutic parenting programme. It creates a strong foundation for loving and lasting relationships, giving children the confidence to feel safe and secure with their parents/carers.
SafeBase in the Teenage Years
SafeBase in the Teenage Years is our 2-day therapeutic parenting course for adoptive parents and carers of teenagers.
SafeBase for Schools
SafeBase for Schools enables school staff to effectively support adopted pupils, and those in care, to reach their potential. It provides practical strategies for support.
Therapeutic Intensive Adoption Support Services
Our range of therapeutic intensive adoption support services is very complex and individual packages of therapeutic support can be designed to meet each family’s assessed needs.
TalkAdoption is a national programme which offers adopted children and young people a safe space to meet. It aims to improve young people’s self-confidence and reduce their sense of isolation through creative and inspiring group activities and discussion.
TalkAdoption Camps and
Our therapeutic residential camps help build the confidence and self-esteem of adopted young people, giving the whole family a well-deserved break. They provide adventure and create a memorable and meaningful experience.
Breaking the Cycle
Breaking the Cycle, a Midlands-based project, supports birth mothers suffering grief and loss, teaching them the importance of self-care and helping to build their self-esteem.
ReUnite helps adopted young people and adults to safely access their adoption records, when they feel ready, providing advice, support and counselling. It also helps adults searching for relatives, providing support to both parties during the process of search, intermediary and reunion.
Families that Last - Child led family finding
Families that Last specialises in finding families for children who wait the longest, working closely with local authorities, the child is at the centre of everything we do. Our innovative methods ensure that diverse children get the diverse families to match their needs.
Training and events
After Adoption provides a range of training opportunities for those working within the sector, to support professional development and inform best practice.
After Adoption has produced a range of resources for everyone affected by adoption, as well as professionals.