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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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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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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Blog: The Fertility Show 2021

Up until 2020 the events team at PACT has enjoyed heading up to the bright lights of Olympia each November for The Fertility Show.
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Blog: Radiate Windrush Festival 2021

It’s June 2021 and we are looking forward to PACT’s first publicity event for 18 months as we join the Radiate Windrush Festival at Crystal Palace, London. 
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Blog: Brighton Pride 2020

Summer for the PACT marketing team is usually a heady and happy roadshow of summer events. With August not far off, July always signifies our preparations and packing for our annual visit to the seaside and Brighton Pride.
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