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Adoption & Fostering: 10 Good Reasons why LGBT people should consider it

Record numbers of LGBT people in the UK now consider adoption and fostering, but many more are needed to parent vulnerable children. LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week – the annual campaign encouraging LGBT people in the UK to explore these

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Manchester information seminar for LGBT potential adopters and foster carers

Booking is now open for an information evening in central Manchester for lesbian, gay, bi and trans people considering adoption or fostering. Taking place on 8 March this is a rare opportunity to hear from both professionals and other LGBT

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London information seminar for LGBT potential adopters and foster carers

Booking is now open for an information evening in central London for lesbian, gay, bi and trans people considering adoption or fostering. Taking place on 8 March this is a rare opportunity to hear from both professionals and other LGBT

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LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week returns to the UK from 5 March

Booking is now open for two free evening seminars – held by New Family Social – specifically for LGBT people to find out how they can adopt or foster. Taking place in London and Manchester on 8 March, the evenings

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LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week 2017: Resilient, resourceful, remarkable families

LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week returns from 6 March, 2017. Record numbers of lesbian, gay, bi and trans people now adopt and foster in the UK but with some 70,000 children in care in England alone, there is still a

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Manchester LGBT adoption & fostering information seminar announced

A free information seminar for LGBT people interested in growing their family through either adoption or fostering has been announced today – 19 January – by New Family Social. The seminar will be held in central Manchester on 9 March,

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LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week 2016 smashes records

The fifth LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week closed on Sunday 13 March. Reaching a record number of LGBT potential adoptive parents and foster carers, the campaign’s twitter hashtag alone reached over 19.2 million* people. The week brought together adoption and

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LGBT adoption & fostering in the North West (Gaydio)

New Family Social appeared on Gaydio on 07 March to talk about LGBT adoption & fostering. Listen to the full interview here to find out why it’s important and what work’s being done in the North West to reach more

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Call for more LGBT people in the UK to foster or adopt on tenth anniversary of law change

More LGBT adopters and foster carers are needed across the UK, on the tenth anniversary of the law changing to protect same-sex couples from discrimination when adopting. Although adoptions by same-sex couples accounted for 1 in 12 of all adoptions

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Message of Support from Coram

Jeanne Kaniuk OBE, managing director of the leading Independent Adoption Agency, Coram, said: ‘Coram’s adoption services are here to guide all people through the rewarding and life-changing process of becoming parents. We understand how being in care impacts on children and

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