National Adoption Week 2014: free media coverage for children awaiting adoption

Are you family-finding for children, particularly sibling groups needing adoption who may benefit from free publicity in the mainstream media?

National Adoption Week is supported by local and national media who offer BAAF FREE space to profile waiting children.Find out more now.

Chief Executive vacancy

Our Board of Trustees is seeking a strong and visionary leader to build on BAAF’s achievements and take the organisation into a new era.

The right candidate will develop and deliver our strategy, cutting-edge programmes, and actively promote the interests of children and young people to ensure that BAAF continues to be a well respected and highly influential voice for adoption, fostering and children’s rights in the UK. Full details here.

Read latest adoption and fostering stories on our blog

Read the latest views and first-hand stories from those experiencing adoption and fostering in the UK.

From parents and guardians, to children and young people themselves – keep up to date with their latest perspectives on our weekly blog.

Have you got a story to tell?

Hearing people’s first-hand experiences is one of the most effective ways of engaging the public and helping them understand what adoption and fostering is all about.

Would you like to help BAAF raise awareness of adoption and fostering by being a media volunteer?

Find out more


Recently published

Contact after adoption front cover image

Contact after adoption


This report presents the findings of a longitudinal study that followed up a group of adopted children, their adoptive parents and birth relatives, where some form of post-adoption contact was planned. It presents a strong body of evidence about the impact of open adoption on all those involved, and on how children’s experiences of, and need for, contact change as they grow and develop.

Upcoming workshop

The Role of the Medical Adviser in Adoption and Fostering

11 Sep 2014

Medical Advice to Local Authorities and Adoption and Fostering Agencies can come with a Job Description but little other guidance.

For those relatively new to the role of Medical Adviser or anyone else feeling the need to touch base on some fundamental issues, this workshop will explore some of the key areas to help you in your post.

Find out more and book your place today.

Run to the Beat 2014

Run to the Beat 2014

If you love running and music, Run to the Beat 2014 is the perfect event for you!

Sure Run to the Beat, London’s Music 10k, is so much more than just a running event. With top DJ’s pumping out motivational tunes as you eat up the miles and a set from the headline act to look forward to at the finish line, the atmosphere will be like nothing you have ever seen at a running event before.

If this sounds like the right event for you, contact us on 020 7421 2636 or and book your place with us today!