• Sibling Group Adoption
    Currently there is a shortage of adoptive parents coming forward
    to adopt older children
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    Every year we need to raise 300k to support our families.
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Latest news and events

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  • LIFESTYLE: Dad and Daddy embracing family life after three-year wait to adopt

    Read the wonderful adoption journey of Stephen & Russell as they talk with the West Britton in Cornwall http://www.westbriton.co.uk/LIFESTYLE-Adopting-older-bundles-joy/story-28072341-detail/story.html

  • Hiblio TV – ‘Adopting a Child’ with the South West Adoption Consortium

    Listen to Hiblio talk with one of our Adopters and a representative of Adopt South West about adoption and its challenges and rewards.

  • Families for Children receive donation from local Freemasons

    Every Spring and Autumn Freemasons from around Devon gather to give support totalling £40,000 to local organisations who are in need of assistance, among which this year included “Illfracombe Y Sail” encouraging young people to take up sailing as a sports experience. The money is raised through the “WAKE Fund” a trust conceived by the […]

  • ITV West Country – Shortage of families willing to adopt older children

    Listen to Devon Adopters Belinda & Andrew as well as single Mum Holly, from Plymouth talk about their Adoption journey to ITV Westcountry’s Claire Manning Click Here to View  

  • Waiting For Someone To Call Mum Or Dad

    Listen here to our adopter, Joy from Cornwall talk to Pirate FM’s news about why she became adoptive Mum. Click Here

  • Adopt South West relaunches TV campaign for National Adoption Week

    Are children too old for adoption at four? As part of this year’s National Adoption Week (19 – 25 October) campaign, Adopt South West is asking people to consider adopting an older child as they pose the question “Too old at four?” Due to the high demand for babies, older children waiting to be adopted […]

  • Caroline Quentin takes part in Channel 4’s Celebrity Fifteen to One for FFC

    Watch this space as Caroline Quentin kindly takes on Channel 4’s Celebrity Fifteen to One in aid of Families for children. Due to be aired later this month…….

  • Our very own David Lawrence Jones nominated for Local Award

    We are pleased to announce that our very own Patron and Local Author, David Lawrence Jones has been nominated for  a Palm FM  “Local Heroes 2015 Awards”. Here’s what David says: I’m absolutely thrilled and so excited with this fantastic news… it’s all rather humbling actually! Following my nomination, I’ve reached the semi-finals in the category […]

  • Respect Festival Exeter

    What a great weekend (6 & 7th June) at this year’s Exeter Respect Festival celebrating diversity in the city. The sun was shining and families were out enjoying the various activities, great food and fabulous music. We were there along with our Patron David Lawrence-Jones and Jig & Saw talking all things adoption. Thanks to […]

  • Adopt South West is Launched

    Michael Caines, MBE, launches exciting new partnership of Devon Adoption agencies – Adopt South West Today, Michelin-starred, celebrity chef, Michael Caines, MBE, announced the launch of a unique partnership of adoption agencies based in Devon, Adopt South West.  The new partnership includes the adoption agencies of Devon County Council, Plymouth City Council, Torbay Council and charities Barnardo’s and […]

  • “I can’t imagine life without her – now I realise how empty my life was before.”

    Read about our wonderful adopter Lilly from Dorchester as she talks about her experience with BBC Radio Solent. Lilly Fahey adopted Kirsten when Kirsten was three years old. She hadn’t had the easiest start to her life. She was born four weeks premature with a serious heart condition, and she still has foetal alcohol syndrome […]

  • Caroline Davis, CEO meets BBC’s Mr Poldark at Premier

    Caroline Davis, CEO  and social worker Carol Wood along with actors, directors, producers and an entire entourage of TV executives decamped from London to Cornwall for the first screening of the BBC’s new adaptation of Winston Graham’s saga of a mining family this month. The lucky two meet the delectable Aidan Turner who plays Ross […]


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