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  • #ChooseFamily – Tasha, Adopter
    Tasha, from mid-west Wales, first considered adoption when she was just a teenager. Moved by documentaries about orphanages across the world, she wanted to give a home to children who needed it. After becoming a teacher, Tasha saw firsthand the number of children who needed loving and supportive homes in the UK – and realised… Continue Reading Latest News
  • Christmas Fun Pack
    We’ve created this pack of fun and easy Christmas activities that you can do at home! The pack includes the 12 Days of Playfulness activities that can be found here Top Tips for helping your Adopted Child through the Xmas period
  • Top Tips for helping your Adopted Child through the Xmas period
    We all have our own response to the prospect of the festive season. For many of us, our enjoyment of this time of year relates to memories of our childhood Xmases and the desire to create a magical, joyful experience for our own children. As we do this, it may be worth reflecting on aspects… Continue Reading Latest News
  • ‘The Perfectly Imperfect Pumpkin’
    This charming autumnal story shares the experience of a pumpkin that looks and feels different and fears he will never be picked. A kind witch helps him see how magical he really is, changing the way he sees himself forever. This gentle rhyming story encourages self-acceptance and embracing our differences. The book has been written… Continue Reading Latest News
  • National Adoption Week calls on more Welsh people to consider adoption
    This National Adoption Week (16-22 October), the National Adoption Service for Wales (NAS) is continuing its mission to get more people to consider adoption, as sibling groups, children with additional needs, and older children across Wales still wait to find their ‘forever home’. Working to challenge misconceptions around adoption, NAS is launching a series of… Continue Reading Latest News
  • Learn more about adoption local to you – National Adoption Week
    National Adoption Week returns week commencing 16th October 2023. If you are unsure if adoption is the right route for you to start or expand your family, then our information evenings are a great way to learn more. The information evening will give you an opportunity to learn more about our service, the children that… Continue Reading Latest News
  • Celebrating life journey work awards 2022
    Our Celebrating Life Journey Work awards were held during this year’s National Adoption Week (17-23 October 2022). This was our first face to face awards ceremony since 2019 and our first ever doing a ceremony within each of the region’s 4 Local Authorities. The Celebrating Life Journey Work awards recognises and reward workers ad foster… Continue Reading Latest News
    Our winners for the ‘This is Me!’ Competition have been chosen. We received a wonderful variety of entries and our judging panel thoroughly enjoyed looking at each piece that was entered. Thank you to everyone who entered and congratulations to all our winners. Here are our winners’ entries and judges’ comments. * Please note that… Continue Reading Latest News
  • This is Me!
    You are a one of a kind. There is no one else on the planet who is exactly like you. What is it that makes you YOU? Is it your personality or the way you look? It might be what you like doing or it simply might be where you come from and your family… Continue Reading Latest News
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