adoption week

National Adoption Week: Siblings waiting for adoption in danger of being separated

Local independent adoption agency and charity, Families for Children, are appealing for potential adopters to come forward who will consider adopting a sibling group. If adoptive families cannot be found soon then it is likely that these brothers and sisters will be separated.

New research published today to mark National Adoption Week (16-22nd October) says that 57% of the children in...

Tower goes purple for National Adoption Week

Plymouths iconic Smeaton’s Tower will shine as a beacon throughout National Adoption Week. (19-25 October).

The tower will be lit purple from sunset in the colours of the Adopt South West partnership.

As part of this year’s National Adoption Week campaign, Adopt South West is asking people to consider adopting an older child as they pose the question “Too old at four?”


Devon children looking for homes

More than 150 children across Devon need adoptive families each year.

With a growing number of children coming into the care system than ever before, there has never been a more crucial time to find potential adopters.

Devon County Council, Plymouth City Council and Torbay Council are working together as part of National Adoption Week 2014 (3 November to 9 November) to...