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A response to the Catholic Church's apology

Looking at some of the changes in adoption over recent decades and remembering the pain behind every adoption story.

Moses, adoption and the Church - Part 1: Family

Exploring family and all its complicated and wonderful variations from Exodus 1 and 2.

Five ways we can all #SupportAdoption

As part of National Adoption Week 2016 we want to encourage everyone to #SupportAdoption

Thoughts of an adopter: Things I worry about

A new adoptive mum reflects on her experiences and the things that concern her.

What the Church needs to know about parenting vulnerable children

Understanding why and how parenting may need to be different when caring for vulnerable children.

Making sense of introductions

What are 'introductions', why do they matter and how can we support adopters and foster carers who are going through this process.

What the Church needs to know about FASD

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) are a reality for many looked after children and their families.

What the Church needs to know about support through application, assessment and waiting

How to support those going through the process to foster or adopt.

Film resource: Pete's Dragon (2016)

Find out more about Pete's Dragon, Disney's latest live-action family film about an orphan and his dragon. 

Film resource: Finding Dory

Disney's latest film is beautiful and hilarious - but not for 93,000 children in the UK.

Thoughts of a Foster Carer: What is right and what is easy

A foster carer shares her heart and reflects on her role.

Ten ways you can support foster carers… written by foster carers

Suggestions from foster carers for ten support ideas specific to fostering.

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Fostering a teenage refugee: Zara's story

Zara shares her story of fostering an unaccompanied Eritrean teenager.

The Sizers

Damion and Anya adopted in 2013. Their eldest two, Hope and Barney, describe what it was like welcoming a new little brother.

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