General Election 2015: Chief executive, Caroline Selkirk, responds to the Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat manifestos

With cuts to local authority budgets, and disturbing revelations about the vulnerability of looked after children to child sexual exploitation, the UK is again at a critical juncture in the future of the care of looked after children.

The UK is also reaching a critical juncture in the 2015 general election campaign. The battle lines were drawn this week, as the political parties unveiled their election manifestos.

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22 Apr 2015

 

Over the past few months we have been hearing from prospective adopters who, understandably, are feeling disheartened by their wait to be...

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The British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) welcomes the £19.3 million Adoption Support Fund (ASF), which goes live today in England,...   Read more

Press release

The British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) welcomes the £19.3 million Adoption Support Fund (ASF), which goes live today in England,...   Read more

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Parenting a Child affected by domestic violence

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Domestic violence is linked strongly to child abuse and neglect and is present in over half of all child protection cases coming to the attention of the NSPCC and identified in a similar proportion of cases that result in care proceedings. Consequently, many foster carers and adoptive parents will be confronted with children whose challenging behaviour has its roots in domestic violence.

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20 Nov 2015

BAAF Cymru Office

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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: