Overview

  • Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO
  • Staff101-250
  • HeadquartersUnited Kingdom
  • Founded1971
Adoption UK is the leading charity providing support, awareness and understanding for  those parenting or supporting children who cannot live with their birth parents. Over 11,000 members provide a strong, supportive community and the largest voice of adopters in the UK. Values Supportive – they are a community, always here for each other Determined – to make a difference Hopeful – they believe all children can enjoy positive futures Understanding – they use their knowledge and empathy Open – they are transparent and accessible Vision Their vision is a world where all children and young people unable to live with their birth parents can find security and happiness with permanent families who have the right support to build brighter futures. Purpose ...is to give voice to adoptive families and to ensure that the right support is there for them. Mission In pursuit of their purpose they have a three part mission.  Registered Adoption Support Agency (Service no. SC066957). They provide the highest level of service, support and education. They campaign for change at the highest policy levels. Mission In pursuit of their purpose : Provide peer to peer support through online information, message boards, helpline and different levels of individual support, depending on need. All those providing this support communicate from their lived experience of adoption and/or professional expertise. Influence decision makers through the knowledge and experience of the members and the wider adoption and long-term fostering communities. They carry out research, develop case studies and contribute to empirical evidence of what it is like to be an adopter or long-term carer of a child who is unable to live with their birth family in the 21st century. Provide training and publications that set out to inform adopters, carers and professionals alike of the neurological and psychological effects of early childhood trauma and attachment difficulties. Adoption UK helps parents and carers to transform the lives of children, so that they can better overcome and come to terms with what has happened in their lives.

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Company Offices
  • United Kingdom (headquarters)
  • Banbury
  • Units 11 and 12 Vantage Business Park Bloxham Road

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Fairer Society Initiative

Comic Relief
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