News & Events

The following pages contain information about forthcoming events, information events, adoption news, and the latest Families for Children news.

Information Sessions

Making an Initial Enquiry, Information Events & Home Visit

If you are considering adoption and would like to learn more about the challenges and rewards it can bring, Families for Children would like to hear from you.

Please download an information pack to read about the process of adoption. If you think that adoption might be the right decision for you, the next step would be to come along to an information event or arrange a home visit to talk to you in more detail about the children currently waiting for adoptive families as well as the assessment process, and your first steps to becoming an adoptive parent.

Should you wish to make an appointment for us to come and see you please call 01364 645480 or see below for our information events. We aim to respond within 48 hours of receiving your enquiry.

Please note to be considered as an adoptive parent you must be over 21, have your main home in the UK and have no serious convictions. If you are unsure please do not hesitate to contact us. 

    June, 2017

  • dad_girl_watering_garde Barnstaple Adoption Information Session – 8th JuneHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information session. Date: Thursday, 8th June, 2017 Starts: 1.00pm Ends: 3.00pm Venue: Voice FM Meeting Room, Belle Meadow Court, Albert Lane, [...]

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  • dad_girl_watering_garde Buckfast Adoption Information Session – 28th JuneHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information session. Date: Wednesday 28th June 2017 Starts: 5.00 pm  Ends:  6.00 pm Venue: Southgate Court, Buckfast, Buckfastleigh TQ11 0EE Appointment only. Please call us to [...]

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    July, 2017

  • Exeter Adoption Information Session – 13th JulyHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information session. Date: Thursday, 13th July, 2017 Starts: 5.00pm Ends: 7.00pm Venue: Darts Farm Village, Estuary Room, Topsham, Clyst St George, Exeter [...]

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  • Somerset Adoption Information Session – 26th JulyHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information session. Date: Wednesday 26th July  Starts: 4 pm   Ends:  6 pm  Venue: Foot Anstey offices, 2000 Blackbrook Park Ave, Taunton TA1 2PX

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    August, 2017

  • Buckfast Adoption Information Session – 17th AugustHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information session. Date: Thursday, 17th August, 2017 Starts: 2.00pm Ends: 4.00pm Venue: Families for Children Offices, Southgate Court, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0EE [...]

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  • dad_girl_watering_garde Dorset Information Session – 18th AugustHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information event. First hour – Presentation with the chance to hear from one of our adopters. Second hour – Staff and [...]

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    September, 2017

  • cornwall-adoption-morning Somerset Adoption Information Session – 20th SeptemberHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information session. Date: Wednesday 20th September   Starts: 4 pm   Ends:  6 pm  Venue: Foot Anstey offices, 2000 Blackbrook Park Ave, Taunton TA1 2PX

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  • Filleigh Adoption Information Session – 7th SeptemberHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information session. Date: Thursday, 7th September, 2017 Starts: 1.00pm Ends: 3.00pm Venue: Families for Children, The Garden Flat, Castle Hill Estate, [...]

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  • Plymouth Adoption Information Session – 14th SeptemberHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information session. Date: Thursday, 14th September, 2017 Starts: 10.00am Ends: 12.00noon Venue: Foot Anstey LLP, Salt Quay House, 4 North East Quay, Sutton Harbour, [...]

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    October, 2017

  • dad_girl_watering_garde Somerset Adoption Information Session – 18th OctoberHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information session. Date: Wednesday 18th October  Starts: 4 pm   Ends:  6 pm  Venue: Foot Anstey offices, 2000 Blackbrook Park Ave, Taunton TA1 2PX

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  • Barnstaple Adoption Information Session – 19th OctoberHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information session. Date: Thursday, 19th October, 2017 Starts: 6.30pm Ends: 8.30pm Venue: Voice FM Meeting Room, Belle Meadow Court, Albert Lane, [...]

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  • adoption-the-children-high-res Dorset Information Session – 20th OctoberHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information event. First hour – Presentation with the chance to hear from one of our adopters. Second hour – Staff and [...]

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  • Buckfast Adoption Information Session – 21st OctoberHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information session. Date: Saturday, 21st October, 2017 Starts: 10.00am Ends: 12.00noon Venue: Families for Children Offices, Southgate Court, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0EE [...]

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    November, 2017

  • dad_girl_watering_garde Exeter Adoption Information Session – 9th NovemberHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information session. Date: Thursday, 9th November, 2017 Starts: 10.00am Ends: 12.00 noon Venue: Dart Farm Village, Estuary Room, Topsham, Clyst St George, Exeter EX3 [...]

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    December, 2017

  • Dorset Information Session – 8th DecemberHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information event. First hour – Presentation with the chance to hear from one of our adopters. Second hour – Staff and [...]

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  • Buckfast Information Session – 14th DecemberHave you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information session. Date: Thursday, 14th December, 2017 Starts: 6.30pm Ends: 8.30pm Venue: Families for Children Offices, Southgate Court, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0EE [...]

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