Tag Archives: National Adoption Week

Quilters have a heart for children in care

A Yeovil Quilting Circle handed over a specially created a heart themed quilt for ‘National Adoption Week’ and young children in care this week. Somerset County Council launched a ‘have a heart’ campaign on 16 October to raise awareness of the number of children waiting to be adopted and Vivien Bateman, Barbie Dormer and Gill […]

National Adoption Week comes to Somerset

‘National Adoption Week’ launches on 16 October to raise awareness of the number of children waiting to be adopted. Somerset County Council has launched a ‘have a heart’ campaign to encourage people to either consider adopting a child or to help spread the word about the urgent need for more adopters. Many people in Somerset […]

‘Have a heart’ for Children in Care

Somerset Children in Care have helped kick-start a ‘Have a Heart’ campaign in the lead up to National Adoption Week to raise awareness of the number of children waiting to be adopted. ‘National Adoption Week’ launches on 16 October and encourages people to consider adopting a child or to help spread the word about the […]

“Rosie is a blessing”

A primary school teacher who adopted her daughter through a child-centred initiative is advocating the scheme to people wishing to adopt in Somerset, during National Adoption Week (17-23 October). Suzie, a 49-year-old single mum from Shepton Mallet, became Rosie’s adoptive mum earlier this year through the Fostering for Adoption initiative. Last month 31 children in […]

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Could you parent a vulnerable child? Adopt South West launches its appeal for National Adoption Week 2016

National Adoption Week 2016 kicks off on Monday 17 October with this year’s South West campaign focusing on the needs of individual children currently waiting to be adopted. Adopt South West is highlighting the fact that there are children waiting to be adopted in Devon and Somerset, and all partner agencies are looking to assess […]

Show some heart for National Adoption Week!

Adoption in Somerset is calling people across the county to support adopted children this National Adoption Week (17-23 October) by wearing a heart on Friday 21 October. Somerset County Council is highlighting the growing need for adopters by encouraging people to photograph themselves wearing a heart to show their support for adoption. People can then […]

South West adoption agencies join forces to highlight urgent need for adopters for siblings

Somerset County Council, Action for Children, Clifton Children’s Society and five other local authorities in the South West have joined forces to celebrate National Adoption Week (3-9 November) with their open information event in Bridgwater entitled ‘We Belong Together’. This year, National Adoption Week is particularly highlighting the urgent need for adopters for siblings. Our […]