Please support BAAF’s Big Heart Campaign on Friday 19th June 2015

By taking part in the Big Heart Campaign you can make a real difference in a child’s life. Find out more about how you can help and see the many fun ways you can show that you have a big heart and help raise much needed funds at the same time.

Many thanks

Clare Grogan, Adoptive parent and Patron of BAAF

Find out how


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From our blog

18 May 2015


Children and young people using social media is a growing worry for parents and this is especially so for adoptive parents and foster carers....

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BAAF statement

We welcome the inclusion of the new legislation regarding adoption in the Queen’s speech.  Children who have been seriously maltreated are among...   Read more

Press release

 London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London and the British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) are delighted to...   Read more

Recently published

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Parenting a Child affected by domestic violence


This book presents much needed information on the impact of domestic violence on children's health, education, emotional and behavioural development, and family relationships. It will help foster carers and adopters to understand affected children and parent them more effectively.

Central England

13 Jul 2015 - 14 Jul 2015

Northern England

23 Jun 2015 - 24 Jun 2015


17 Jun 2015 - 18 Jun 2015

You can run any distance, any event, local or national, and raise funds for BAAF

From a sponsored run round your local park to the London Marathon, whatever distance you want to run, please get in touch and let us know.

BAAF Patron Andrew Barton ran the 2014 Virgin London Marathon for BAAF and remembers the day: