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

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

We #SupportAdoption – do you? National Adoption Week 2017

We #Support Adoption because we are committed and passionate about improving the life chances for Devon’s children. It’s National Adoption Week 16-22 October 2017 and it’s time for you to #SupportAdoption… Continue reading

My life, in a book

If there was ever a book that speaks to a child so clearly; that prompts conversation and that encourages emotion; and that’s rarely left on the shelf to gather dust, it’s my life story. 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: 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.

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