Partner Agency Support and Events
PACT works closely with other agencies and local authorities who run events and provide specialist support for adopters. In addition to the range of support provided by PACT, you may be eligible to access the following support depending on where you live.
Adoption Support from Parenting Special Children
Parenting Special Children is an organisation that provides specialist support for Berkshire families who have children and young people with special needs. They run webinars and groups for children who have additional needs. You can find out more on the Parenting Special Children website or contact the team on 07557 102623 / email: email@example.com
Adoption Support for London Adopters
Two regional adoption agencies (RAAs) have been given funding from the Government’s Adoption Support Fund to provide additional support to adopters during the Covid-19 pandemic. This support is also available to adopters in their area who adopted from other agencies including PACT until the end of September. The support on offer includes webinars, mindfulness sessions, workshops and other resources. To learn more and access these services, find your borough or local authority below and visit the corresponding website.
Adopters from the following boroughs can access support from Adopt London RAA:
Barking & Dagenham, Barnet, Brent, Camden, Croydon, Ealing, Enfield, Hackney, Hammersmith & Fulham, Haringey, Havering, Hounslow, Islington, Kingston, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Newham, Richmond, Southwark, Sutton, Tower Hamlets and Wandsworth.
Adopters from the following local authority areas can access support provided by Coram:
Harrow, Hillingdon, Waltham Forest, Redbridge, Bromley, Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, City of London, Slough Children’s Trust.
There are also additional free online support opportunities for London adoptive families from all 23 boroughs on the following sites:
- We Are Family - find out more on their website
- National Association of Therapeutic Parents (NATP) - find out more here on the Adopt London website
- Adoptionplus and PAC-UK - find out more here on the Adopt London website