New report into the value of adoption

A new report into the value of adoption highlights enhanced outcomes for adopted children relative to those in alternative arrangements.
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Blog: Contact – An adoptive mum’s view

Adoption can be a beautiful thing and social media is full of #adoptionrocks, but every so often I remind myself that adoption is not always happy, fluffy and full of joy. For all the love and happy moments I get to share with my children, it would be unfair for me to not acknowledge the… Continue reading Blog: Contact – An adoptive mum’s view
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Hampshire business helps give adopted young people a voice

A Farnborough-based financial advice business is sponsoring a support group for adopted young people...
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Alana House project wins top award

A project to divert women away from the criminal justice system wins a top award from the Howard League for Penal Reform.
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Alana House shares award-winning work at Enriching Lives conference

On 25th November 2022, Alana House came together with other organisations to speak about its Enrich programme and demonstrate the importance of women’s centres in supporting women who come into contact with the criminal justice system. It was recently announced that Alana House, in partnership with NHS Liaison and Diversion and Thames Valley Police, has… Continue reading Alana House shares award-winning work at Enriching Lives conference
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Berkshire community project creates art empowering women

A COMMUNITY project in Reading has empowered the women using its services to create beautiful pieces of artwork which are being used to support the charity. Alana House, part of local charity Parents And Children Together (PACT), ran a series of art sessions to enable women to learn how to create unique and meaningful designs… Continue reading Berkshire community project creates art empowering women
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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? In the current UK cost of living crisis where many households are facing increased food, energy, transport and housing costs, this question is particularly relevant for anyone thinking about becoming a parent. People are often surprised to hear that there… Continue reading Blog: How Much Does Adoption Cost?
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PACT calls for key workers to consider adoption

PACT is appealing from people from keyworker professions to consider adoption
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Blog: Visit to Emmanuel Baptist Church, Thamesmead

PACT and Home for Good. Together we can find a home for every child who needs one. 

A home for every child that needs one. A bold vision to find a loving family for the hundreds of children in care. But this is the goal for Home for Good, a charity that we partner with to find adoptive families from faith communities.  

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CATCH – a new name for The Adopter Hub

PACT's online support platform for parents and carers of children affected by early childhood trauma has been given a new name - CATCH
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Blog: Can I adopt if I have a pet?

Dogs, cats, and other companion animals are an important part of many people’s lives. In 2021, more than half (51%) of UK adults owned a pet and 26% of UK adults had a dog, with an estimated population of 9.6 million pet dogs. At PACT we are often asked if owning a pet is a barrier to… Continue reading Blog: Can I adopt if I have a pet?
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Summer Garden Party in aid of women, children and families

Tickets are now on sale for a special summer event in the grounds of Englefield House, West Berkshire
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