For members of the press:

If you need more information or would like to arrange an interview, please call our media team on 020 7421 2633/32 or email

If you are a journalist with an urgent out of hours press enquiry, please contact the press office on 0776 744 4589.

Press team:

Senior Media and PR Officer: Jane Elston –  020 7421 2633

Press Officer: Millie Clarke – – 020 7421 2632

Please note that unfortunately we don’t have the capacity to arrange interviews with our experts for students.

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Prepare for the unexpected

Sharon Figgens was born in 1965 in Lambeth Hospital, London, to a 14-year-old girl who had to give her up for adoption. She named her baby Christine, after her best friend who had stuck by her when everyone else turned their back. Christine was given to her new parents when she was six...

Adoption and fostering: ‘We must remain focused on difficult to place children’

Our Chief Executive, Caroline Selkirk has written a blog published in the Guardian Social Care Network looking at the issues and challenges affecting our sector and the role BAAF has to play.  You can read the full blog here


Great Expectations
12 Jan 2015

This week BAAF is holding a conference “Aiming higher – Improving educational outcomes for children and young people in care”.  One of the speakers, a young person whose life was turned around by the family she went to live with and is now a Doctor, shares her story”...