Education Secretary Gavin Williamson announces further funding to support adopted children and their families.
Adoptive families and children are set to benefit from a multi-million pound investment into programmes aimed at helping them overcome past trauma, the Education Secretary announced in a speech today.
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson
Gavin Williamson announced further funding for the […]
Michelle Donelan has been appointed caretaker Children and Families Minister as recently appointed minister, Kemi Badenoch, begins her maternity leave.
Ms Donelan, the MP for Chippenham, was appointment just five weeks after Badenoch landed the role in the Prime Minister’s summer reshuffle.
A skills minister was not appointed in the recent reshuffle and […]
Kemi Badenoch has been appointed Children and Families Minister as part of the new Prime Ministers’ drastic reshuffle.
The Saffron Waldon MP was appointed following Nadhim Zahawi’s move to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, after approximately 18 months in the role. Mr Zahawi said the new minister will be “a […]
A cross-party group of MPs and Peers is calling on the next Prime Minister to make a ten-year commitment to funding vital support services for adoptive and special guardianship families, up until 2030.
The Government, to date, has invested nearly £150 million on the Adoption Support Fund (ASF) over the last five years, […]
A cross-party group of MPs and Peers has opened an inquiry into the future of post-adoption support in England. The inquiry will consider the running of the ASF so far and is expected to call on the government to make a long-term commitment to funding therapeutic support for adoptive families.
This article was published by Adoption UK | March 2019
A cross-party group of MPs and Peers, launched this week, will push for change to ensure adoptive children and families receive the support they need. The new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Adoption & Permanence will be chaired by Rachael Maskell MP.
Approximately three-quarters of […]
This article was published by Gabriella Jozwiak | Children & Young People Now | 27 March 2019
Provision of government-funded therapeutic support for children who are adopted or live under special guardianship arrangements has been extended, the government has announced.
The Adoption Support Fund (ASF), which has provided support worth £100m to more […]
£12million boost to support adoptive families bringing total investment to almost £150million since it was first introduced.
Thousands more adoptive families and special guardians are set to benefit from additional support after special fund was increased by £12million – taking the total investment to £149million since 2015.
Over 35,000 families have already benefitted from the […]
CASA member IAC – The Centre for Adoption are currently recruiting for the following vacancy:
Adoption Assessment Social Worker
Salary: £35,000 – £40,000
Hours: 35 hours per week (full time)
Location: The role is based at the IAC office in Barnet, Herts, but will include significant travelling in the UK which occasionally might […]
This article was originally published on the CVAA website, November 2018.
Latest Adoption and Special Guardianship Leadership Board (ASGLB) data
The Quarter 4 ASGLB data for 2017/18 is now available
The ASGLB data return is completed by every local authority, voluntary adoption agency, and regional adoption agency in England on a quarterly basis. The latest publicly available data covers […]