Resources

Welcome to our resources section

We produce a wide range of information resources covering adoption and fostering. Browse the below for latest statistics, financial information, consultations, information regarding adoption and fostering legislation, and more.

We also have a physical resources library, based in the Head Office in London and we welcome visits from BAAF members, students, researchers and members of the public with an interest in adoption and fostering. Find out more about our library here.

Statistics

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the UK,
England,
Wales,
Scotland and
Northern Ireland.

Legislation

Legislation button In-depth information and the latest updates on topics related to fostering and adoption.

Financial information

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We have recent information on:

  • Interagency Fees
  • Medical Fees
  • Agency Registration and Annual Fees
  • Foster Care Allowances
  • Adoption Allowances

Consultations

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Consultations from BAAF and other organisations, that regard child placement or adoption and fostering.

Regulations and Guidance

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The latest adoption and fostering regulations and guidance including Fostering for Adoption guidance.

  

  

Suggested links

Other useful organisations for advice.

Consultancy

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We offer consultancy for agencies and professionals about specific placement cases and other complex issues.

  

  

Videos

Video button Our videos reveal moving real-life stories of adoption and fostering from families, children and parents.