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Join us at our Adoption Information Event on 19/6/24

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We're committed to providing a wide-ranging and free support package for all our adopters and their children.

Starting with pre-adoption training and your own dedicated Social Worker, this then carries through into a comprehensive range of measures for post-adoption support including newsletters, training sessions, peer support, bespoke assistance and help with the Adoption Support Fund.

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How we can help...

Wide-ranging support creates positive adoption experiences, find out more about the structured support we have created.

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Bespoke training to equip you with brilliant skills for adoptive parenting

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Pro-active training, peer support and expert advice from friendly colleagues

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Adoption Support Fund

What it is, how it could help you and how to apply for it

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Education support

Empowering you to access pupil premiums, specialist teaching and more for your child

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Who can access support?

Pre-adoption support is available to all potential adopters who have chosen Family Adoption Links.

Post-adoption support is available for:

  • children who have been adopted through Family Adoption Links up until they are 18.
  • children who have been adopted from another agency, reside in Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Rutland or North
  • Lincolnshire and the adoption was over 3 years ago.
  • children who are subject to a SGO (Special Guardianship Order) and were a looked after child immediately before the SGO order.

How can I access support?

Simply get in touch using the contact details at the bottom of the page and our Social Workers will do all we can to help.

From one-to-one advice with a specialist to a referral for specific training or an assessment of your children’s needs for more targeted issues, our friendly and knowledgeable team are here to provide exactly what you need.

Support for

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Birth families

Find out how birth parents, siblings and other family members will be supported at this difficult time

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Adopted children

If you're an adopted child and wondering where to turn to for support let us help

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Adopted Adults

Adoption is a lifelong journey, read what support you can access

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