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

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

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

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