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A letter to Adopt London families

We are writing to you- adoptive families, prospective adopters and adopted adults, because we want to find a way to acknowledge the massive significance of the death of George Floyd…

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Carrie & David Grant and the Adopt London Virtual Choir!

Adopt London adoptive parents and adoption workers have come together to join the Adopt London Virtual Choir. Singing is for everyone; it’s fun and it makes you feel good. Well-known…

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At Grandparents Plus, we’re the leading kinship care charity and we’re here for you.

At Kinship we are working hard during the health crisis to support families who have specific concerns and needs. We are pleased to work with Grandparents Plus – the kinship…

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Covid Resources Support
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Adopt London announce new partnership with PAC-UK & Adoptionplus

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Adopt London have commissioned a bespoke therapeutic support service for adoptive families and for families caring for children under Special Guardianship Orders. This service…

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Covid Resources Support
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The Big Wind by NATP

Here is a really insightful and realistic message to parents who are living through the COVID19 restrictions and isolation period with their adopted or special guardianship children. It gives us…

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Free membership to NATP for Adopt London families during COVID19

The National Association of Therapeutic Parents (NATP) and Adopt London are working together to support adoptive families during COVID19. We are pleased to announce you are invited to join this…

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Mum Beverley in COVID-19 lock down

In this blog we hear from a single mother Beverley*, in ‘lock down’ with her 4 year old, trying not to go stir crazy, trying to keep her daughter…

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Coronavirus, a book for children from Nosy Crow

With the current Government guidelines to stay at home, it can be tricky to explain this to some adopted children – who may already be anxious and confused by the…

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Education Resources Virtual schools
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Useful websites for online learning

Hello! Our Virtual School have compiled a list of the best websites that offer FREE learning resources, ideas, activities, lessons and more, for you to use at home. Click here…

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Covid Resources
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How to talk to your child about COVID 19

The current messaging around the Coronavirus (Covid 19) can be worrying for children. It’s OK for them to be curious and concerned about family and friends, and we can support…

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Birth family Contact Resources
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A mother’s story

‘She’s not my real mum, you know’   It was said so casually – a matter-of-fact statement that temporarily stopped the room. It was just me and my…

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Vicky Ford MP supports Adopt London launch

Children and Families Minister Vicky Ford supports Adopt London, as they launch their service to adopted children and their families in the capital. She speaks of her new role…

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Covid Support
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Wash Away Coronavirus: a guide for children

Now is a good time to remind your children about the Coronavirus and what they can do to join the whole country in helping to contain the virus. Click here…

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Covid Support
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Helping children during COVID-19 containment period

There is a lot happening in our world right now that can cause many of us to feel anxious, especially the current Coronavirus (Covid 19). Children and young people…

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Carrie and David Grant celebrate with Adopt London

Adopt London celebrated its official launch in the capital this week. Celebrity couple Carrie and David Grant – who have four children, including their adopted son, joined representatives from the…

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LGBTQ+ Adoption Week celebration – 2-8 March

From Monday 2 March, adoption agencies around the country join the week-long campaign to raise awareness of adoption (and fostering) in the LGBTQ+ community. The Adopt London Regional Adoption Agencies…

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Maisy made our happy family complete!

For many years Helen spent her time looking after children; either at work or as a foster carer for children with disabilities. She loved the rewards of both and especially…

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Good advice to keep your child safe online

The internet really is an inspiring and positive place to be, today we highlight some of the advantages of maintaining an open dialogue with your children about their internet use.

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Radish – a child’s story about adoption

Radish by AJ Oliver This is a book about a little hare and his adoption story, beautifully written by AJ Oliver. The book is a journey from a chaotic and…

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LGBTQ+ History Month 2020

Adopt London has a great record of LGBTQ+ adoptions in our 23 London boroughs, and this LGBTQ+ History Month, we’re joining many organisations…

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