We have pulled together the following resources to help and support you and your family.

We Are Family

We Are Family is a support community that has been built by adopters, for adopters. We're delighted to be working with We Are Family to give you free access to support groups, socials, programmes and resources created exclusively for the adoptive parent community.


First4Adoption is the national information service for people who are interested in adopting a child in England. They give clear and impartial information about adopting and can put you in touch with adoption agencies in your area.

Adoption UK

Adoption UK is the leading charity providing support, community, and advocacy for all those parenting or supporting children who cannot live with their birth parents. They connect adoptive families, provide information and signposting on a range of adoption-related issues and campaign for improvements to adoption policy and legislation at the highest levels. With over 8,000 members, they provide a strong, supportive community and are the largest voice of adopters in the UK.


Coram have a range of publications and other resources on adoption and fostering, designed to provide you with all the information, insight, advice and support you need.

New Family Social

New Family Social are a UK charity, led by LGBT+ adopters and foster carers. New Family Social exists to help you decide if adoption or fostering is right for you and then support you on your journey to becoming parents and carers.


CATCH is an online community of information and support for adopters, special guardians, foster carers, and the professionals who work with them. CATCH is provided by Parents And Children Together (PACT), an adoption charity and family support provider.

The National Association of Therapeutic Parents (NATP)

NATP provide support, education, and resources for Therapeutic Parents and supporting professionals relating to therapeutic parenting, effective interventions, compassion fatigue and the effects of early life trauma.

FASD Awareness

FASD Awareness offer support, education, training, research and information on Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). FASD is the term used to describe the lifelong impairments that can result from brain damage caused by alcohol exposure before birth.

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