ADOPTER Q&A: Elaine’s story

October 19, 2016

Elaine* has adopted three siblings with the help of St. Francis’ Children’s Society. We’re delighted that she has agreed to take part in this honest and revealing Adopter Q&A. *All names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality   How did you arrive at the decision to adopt? I had numerous unsuccessful relationships and decide […]


REAL ADOPTER STORIES: Marie and Lola

October 17, 2016

Marie* became a mum with the help of Adoption Connections at St. Francis’ Children’s Society (SFCS). Marie is a single, black adopter and she and her daughter Lola live locally. *Names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality   I always knew that I would adopt. I just never thought I’d do it as a single […]


Black History Month 2016

October 01, 2016

Today marks the start of Black History Month 2016. Throughout the whole of October, a range of talks, events, workshops and celebrations will be taking place across the UK.  The overarching theme this year is about tackling conscious and unconscious bias against black and minority ethnic communities, and acknowledging how damaging this bias can be. […]


Share your story this National Adoption Week!

August 19, 2016

Here at SFCS, preparations for National Adoption Week are already taking shape. National Adoption Week 2016 begins on Monday 17th October and this year’s theme is #SupportAdoption As always, the need to find families for the most vulnerable children remains the central focus of the NAW campaign. But this year, it will also aim to […]