News and Events

Monthly events – our next Devon information session

Come along and meet us. Our events are a great way to find out more about adoption. Over coffee, talk to adoption social workers and families who adopt, see a presentation, find out more about the application process and get your questions answered. Continue reading

Meet Mark Berry – Devon Adoption’s new County Manager

Mark is our new County Manager at Devon Adoption. Having recently held the role as Practice Manager for Special Guardianship, Mark tells us more…
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Find out what children’s centres can offer you…

Giving families opportunities to meet other parents, share experiences, and access services. Find out some examples of the help and advice on offer. Continue reading

LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week 2017: Resilient, resourceful, remarkable families

We’re supporting LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week. Find out why you could be proud to adopt with us. Continue reading

Adoption Activity Day success

Adopt South West recently hosted an Adoption Activity Day, with 19 children and 24 adopters joining us. This was a great opportunity for children waiting for a permanent placement and prospective adopters to meet in a relaxing and child friendly environment. Continue reading

Adoption Support Fund – February news out now

Adoption Support Fund – February news out now: http://soc.devon.cc/JyeSK As of 1 February 2017, 9,386 applications have been approved to receive funding through the ASF. Therapies applied for include therapeutic parenting, psychotherapy, creative therapies and extensive therapeutic life story work.

Could you be a social media champion for adoption?

Please let us know if you would be interested (as a Devon adopter) by emailing adoption@devon.gov.uk Continue reading

Adoption Support Fund blank application template

Download a copy of the application form for your reference. Continue reading

Toolkit for schools

The Adoptables’ toolkit for schools ’ to help demystify adoption and educate teachers and pupils about how it feels to be a young adoptee. Teachers can sign up for the Adoptables’ School Toolkit now. Continue reading

Show the world that you #SupportAdoption

It’s National Adoption Week 17-23 October and it’s time for you to #SupportAdoption Continue reading

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