There is a strength of hearing children and young people’s voices – step into the mind of 11-year-old Lillybelle, as she reflects back on her adoption journey. We hope that her story will bring comfort to children on their own journey.
Hilary says the book gives pointers for recognising when someone is about to explode and also techniques to help recover and repair once peace is restored. There are specific sections dedicated to issues such as social media, eating, friendships making this a book that will remain useful as your children develop.
Emma adopted through Adopt South West in 2019 and has just written a new book for prospective adopters. We hope this book will be helpful especially as it focuses on the adoption journey from a birth child’s perspective.
Adopt South West plan to run a Let’s Play Group in Somerset and would like expressions of interest. The group is looking to start in the new year.
Our Annual Report for 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023 has been published. It provides an overview of our services including adoption support, early permanence, improving adoption services, partnership work, recruitment and
This week is National Adoption Week, a week in which we highlight adoption and celebrate the good that it brings, not just for children who are adopted, but also for parents who adopt and their extended families. Parents like Debbie, in Torbay. She adopted her six-year old daughter, Bo, with Adopt South West.
Celebrating the generations of adopted people, and the people who support them.
Kath Drescher proudly hands the Adopt South West service over to Amanda White’s leadership, in the knowledge of the committed hard-working staff, and families she will work with to support all our adoptive families going forward.