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Stability Index 2019

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Stability Index 2019

Today, the Children’s Commissioner for England published the 2019 Stability Index which contains important data and findings about the experience of stability for children and young people in the care system.

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Why are we rethinking orphanages?

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Why are we rethinking orphanages?

Krish Kandiah shares about an upcoming global project

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A thousand stories

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A thousand stories

Six years of the Home for Good book

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APPG Report launch

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APPG Report launch

Parliamentarians call for the continuation and improvement of the Adoption Support Fund beyond 2020

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Kemi Badenoch and DfE appointments

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Kemi Badenoch and DfE appointments

Three weeks ago, under the Government reshuffle by Boris Johnson, the new prime minister, a new Children and Families Minister was appointed; Kemi Badenoch MP.

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APPG for Adoption and Permanence holds evidence sessions in Parliament

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APPG for Adoption and Permanence holds evidence sessions in Parliament

Following its hugely successful consultation survey, the APPG for Adoption and Permanence has now held two Parliamentary evidence sessions into the future of the Adoption Support Fund.

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MPs open inquiry into the future of adoption support

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MPs open inquiry into the future of adoption support

All-Party Parliamentary Group to explore improvements to Adoption Support Fund

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Department for Education announces extension of the Adoption Support Fund for families

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Department for Education announces extension of the Adoption Support Fund for families

We know that therapeutic support is hugely significant for so many adoptive and special guardianship families at some point in their lives.

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Our first ever Stormont Reception

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Our first ever Stormont Reception

An event for gathering together key people in Northern Ireland to find a home for every child who needs one.

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Politicians call for protection of vital adoption support

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Politicians call for protection of vital adoption support

The launch of a new All-Party Parliamentary Group

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A celebration of fostering and adoption at Birmingham Cathedral

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A celebration of fostering and adoption at Birmingham Cathedral

An evening that celebrated West Midlands foster carers and adopters

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Homemade for Good: 980 decorations

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Homemade for Good: 980 decorations

How our Berkshire Project Worker is raising awareness through Christmas decorations.

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Home for Good response to the Government report ‘Fostering Better Outcomes’

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Home for Good response to the Government report ‘Fostering Better Outcomes’

Following two inquiries, the Government has now responded to all recommendations and has outlined its next steps for improving foster care in England.

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Court rules government acted unlawfully in treatment of unaccompanied children – but it’s not too late for you to play your part

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Court rules government acted unlawfully in treatment of unaccompanied children – but it’s not too late for you to play your part

The Supreme Court ruled that the Government had acted unlawfully by failing to provide adequate reasons for rejecting applications to the Dubs scheme.

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Prime Minister welcomes church action on fostering and adoption and commends role of Home for Good

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Prime Minister welcomes church action on fostering and adoption and commends role of Home for Good

A review of the Conservative Party Conference annual church service on 30 September 2018.

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Response to Northern Ireland Consultation

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Response to Northern Ireland Consultation

Home for Good's response response to Northern Ireland Consultation on ‘Strategy for Looked After Children: Improving Children’s Lives

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Adoption Sunday 2014

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Adoption Sunday 2014

Hundreds of churches took part in Adoption Sunday 2014. Read some of their stories here.

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100km non-stop walk around Leeds

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100km non-stop walk around Leeds

Gateway church in Leeds takes on a mammoth challenge in aid of Home for Good.

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