PACT Achievements Report 2022-23
Our annual report outlining PACT’s key achievements for 2022-23.
Adoption Feedback Report 2021-22
A summary of feedback PACT received from adopters during 2021-22.
The value of adoption by CVAA
A comparative review of the value of different forms of permanence for children – Adoption, SGOs and Fostering commissioned by the Consortium of Voluntary Adoption Agencies
Enriching Lives: Supporting women out of the Criminal Justice System
A report by the University of Reading into Alana House’s Enrich Programme, highlighting the importance of providing holistic, person-centered, trauma-informed support for women in contact with the Criminal Justice System.
Innovation and Partnerships
An overview of PACT’s partnerships and the ways we have innovated our services in 2021-22.
A report into PACT’s Alana House measured the social return on investment of Alana House. The research concluded that the effects of Alana House are ‘life changing’. Evaluated conservatively, ‘over £35 million of economic and social value, in the lives of these women and their children, is brought every year.’
Domestic Adoption Placements
A report into PACT’s domestic adoption service measured the social return on investment of PACT’s adoption, fostering and FACTS services. The research concluded that the benefits from these services are measured conservatively at £1.1 million of social and economic impact from every couple approved which includes cost savings made from health care services.
Barriers to Adoption 2012
PACT published a report Barriers to Adoption 2012 with detailed findings from research carried out by Rachel Harding on the Vodafone World of Difference programme.
The Corston Report examined the problems of female offending and made recommendations for reducing the risk of female offending and reoffending.