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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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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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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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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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: 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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