Blog: Meet our newest trustee

PACT would like to welcome our newest trustee, Dean Hunter. We thought it would be good to get to know him a bit better, so we asked him a few questions about himself. 1. Tell us a little about yourself… “Originally from Aberdeen, I have been living in London since 2014. I set up an… Continue reading Blog: Meet our newest trustee
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Marathon in May 2022

26.2 miles in 31 days? Could you do a Marathon in May?
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Blog: How Much Does Adoption Cost?

Something we are frequently asked is how much does it cost to adopt a child? Many are surprised to hear that there is no cost of adoption charged by agencies for applicants who wish to adopt a child, or children, from the UK. This is the same whether you choose to adopt through an independent or voluntary… Continue reading Blog: How Much Does Adoption Cost?
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Blog: Support for sibling adoption

Could you adopt brothers and sisters and keep them together? By Emma Johnson, PACT Adoption Team Manager Almost half of children waiting for adoptive families need to be placed with their siblings and at PACT we want to encourage adopters to think about whether they can provide a family by adopting siblings, to enable brothers… Continue reading Blog: Support for sibling adoption
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Blog: Post adoption support: What kind of support can you expect?

Here at PACT we help create families through adoption every day. But for anyone who adopts with PACT, our commitment to each family doesn't end when a child is placed.
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Alana House celebrates International Women’s Day

Join us for a service of celebration for International Women's Day at the Reading Minster on Saturday 12th March at 3pm.
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Drama workshop boosts self-esteem for BB4K children

Children attending PACT's domestic abuse recovery programme Bounce Back 4 Kids enjoyed a six-week drama course with Reading Rep
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Alana House Coffee – created by women for women (but enjoyed by all!)

WOMEN attending PACT's community project Alana House have produced their very own limited edition coffee as a charitable initiative supporting other women.
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Blog: Farewell to Emily

PACT enquiries officer, Emily Sopp is leaving to go travelling so we caught up with her to look back on her time working and volunteering with PACT
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Blog: Black History Month

October is Black History Month and we take the opportunity to celebrate our Black adoptive families and also highlight the need for parents for the many children of Black and mixed ethnicity waiting for adoption
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Blog: Adopting an older child

When you think about the term adoption you may instantly think of bringing home a baby or toddler to become part of your family. But, what if the right child for you was older, a three-year-old? Or even a child of six or seven?
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Blog: Royal Ascot (without horses)

PACT was one of several organisations across Berkshire invited to afternoon tea at Ascot Racecourse to thank volunteers for their work during the Covid-19 pandemic. Our volunteer Sally writes about the experience
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