News and Events

Kath Drescher appointed as Service Manager for Adopt South West

Kath is known to many adopters and staff, and she has been a part of the development of Adopt South West to date. She is passionate about the development and delivery of high-quality adoption services. Continue reading

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

Privacy notice for adoption

This privacy notice tells you what to expect us to do with your personal information when you make contact with us or use one of our services. Continue reading

Talking about adoption in northern Devon on The Voice FM

Mark and Phillipa talk adoption on The Voice FM, they cover the shortage of adopters in northern Devon, what it’s like to adopt, and special guardians. Continue reading

Big Adoption Day 2018

If you’re considering adoption or just want to find out a bit more about what we do, why not come along to one of our information events. Continue reading

LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week 5-11 March 2018

Are you Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender and considering adopting or fostering? If so, LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week is a great place to start. Children are waiting for the right family. Could that be you? Continue reading

Why adoption was the right choice, and considering fostering to adopt

We’ve been following what’s happening with BBC reporter Sophie Sulehria and her husband Jonny, as she shares her journey of trying to have a child, with Radio 4’s PM programme. 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

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 to mark National Adoption Week. Continue reading

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