General News

Hungary proposes ban on same-sex couples adopting

Rachel Badham November 16, 2020

The Hungarian government is moving to ban same-sex couples from adopting by proposing regulations where only legally married couples can adopt.

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City Council marks National Adoption Week with call for more adoptive parents

Graham Robson October 14, 2020

Brighton & Hove City Council (BHCC) marks National Adoption Week with a call for people from as wide a range of backgrounds as possible to consider becoming adoptive parents.

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Business News

Thinking about adopting? PACT is looking for more LGBTQ+ adopters.

July 24, 2020

Grace Gomez from PACT Charity tells us how the charity has been operating during the coronavirus pandemic and shares advice if you’re thinking of adopting.

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Community News

Dads get ready to mark Father’s Day and celebrate five years since adopting their sons 

Gary Hart June 13, 2019

George and Martin Lusty met in 2005, which was also the year that it became possible for LGBT couples to adopt in England and Wales. They both knew very early on into the relationship that they would like to adopt and, after getting married in 2010 they decided to make their dream of becoming dads a reality.

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In The South

A different approach to adoption heads to Manchester Pride

Besi Besemar August 14, 2018

A new adoption service, run in partnership by the two ‘Outstanding’ rated adoption agencies Caritas Care and Adoption Matters, will attend this year’s Manchester Pride on August 25 to 26. The service, at the forefront of new routes into adoption, combining adoption and fostering to give children the best start in life has approved over 75 families in the last 4 years and placed 81 children for adoption, 64% under the age of 6 weeks old.

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General News

Adopted children prepare for first Mother’s Day

Besi Besemar March 7, 2015

81 new mums will celebrate their first Mother’s Day thanks to adoption through PACT. Mother’s Day on Sunday, March 15 will be extra special for 81 new mums across London and the Thames Valley who have adopted their children through PACT in the last 12 months. One new PACT mum, Deborah is looking forward to her first Mother’s Day since adopting her son, aged two.

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