Latest News | 20th July, 2022
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?Read more
Latest News | 10th May, 2022
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 trusteeRead more
Latest News | 23rd March, 2022
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?Read more
Latest News | 2nd March, 2022
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 adoptionRead more
Latest News | 21st February, 2022
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.Read more
Latest News | 11th October, 2021
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?Read more