Catholic Children's Society (Plymouth)
A child welfare agency covering the Roman Catholic Diocese of Plymouth. You can find details about parenting courses and individual grants and bursaries for families and children in need.
Visit the Catholic Childrens Society website
Consortium of Voluntary Adoption Agencies
Collection of agencies based in the UK, that help place children in need of adoption with their most suited adopters.
British Association for Adoption and Fostering
This is BAAF's address with lots of information on publications, workshops and reactions to the Adoption White Paper and Bill.
Adoption UK is a national charity run by and for adopters, providing self-help information, advice, support and training on all aspects of adoption and adoptive parenting.
Visit the Adoption UK website
Adoption Information Line
Relevant and interesting information on adoption.
Visit the Adoption Information Line website
After Adoption is a voluntary adoption agency working throughout England and Wales to help all those affected by adoption.
Visit the After Adoption website
Police Research Bureau
The PRB was an independent social policy research centre based in London, specialising in applied research on the family and young people. The Bureau closed in March 2007. This site provides access to information about research undertaken by the Bureau, and past publications.
Visit the Police Research Bureau website
Contact a Family
For families with disabled children.
Visit the Contact a family website
People in Harmony
People in Harmony is a mixed race organisation which promotes the positive experience of interracial life in Britain today and challenges racism, prejudice and ignorance in society.
Visit the People in Harmony website
New Family Social
New Family Social is the UK network for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) adoptive and foster families.
Visit the New Family Social website
Practical help for foster carers and adopters.
This brand new website brings together the expertise of foster carers and adopters with that of professionals to improve the emotional well-being, behaviour and mental health of adopted and fostered children.
Visit the PAFCA
On this website you’ll find all sorts of helpful information on the adoption process and what it is like to be an adoptive parent. And on our phone line you will find trained advisors who are happy to answer your questions and help you understand the journey ahead.
Visit the First for Adoption website