Adoption and Fostering Resources
www.adoptionuk.org – the only national self-help charity run by and for adoptive parents and foster carers, offering support before, during and after adoption
www.baaf.org.uk – the UK’s leading adoption and fostering membership association, which works with adoption, fostering and childcare services
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Parents/Adoptionfosteringandchildrenincare/AdoptionAndFostering/index.htm – the Government’s webpages about adoption with information and advice
www.adoption.org.uk – the most popular adoption internet site in the UK. Last month there were over 75,000 visitors
http://www.casa-uk.org/ – a consortium of adoption support agencies supporting everyone affected by adoption
http://www.barnardos.org.uk/fosteringandadoption.htm – Barnados run over 800 UK projects that transform the lives of more than 190,000 children and young people every year.
http://www.afteradoption.org.uk – One of the biggest myths about adoption is that it is an immediate happy ending – After Adoption offers support and advice to anyone affected by adoption
http://www.adoptionoverseas.org Oasis is a UK based voluntary support group for people who wish to adopt, or who have already adopted, children from orphanages overseas
http://www.icacentre.org.uk/ Intercountry Adoption Centre is a registered charity and voluntary adoption agency, and the only specialist centre for intercountry adoption in the UK
http://www.bemyparent.org.uk – Be My Parent is an adoption and fostering service for children in the UK, with a family-finding website and monthly full-colour newspaper.