Today's Child

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not her real name, is an extremely engaging and delightful little girl. She always wakes with a beaming smile on her face! The agency is looking for special permanent foster carers who can look after Charlotte on a shared care basis. She has complex health needs, including moderate cerebral palsy, lack of mobility, mild epilepsy and a visual impairment. Charlotte attends a special school. Needing: permanent fostering

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Welcome to Be My Parent

We are a family-finding service for children in the UK who need an adoptive or permanent foster family (also in the UK) run by the British Association for Adoption & Fostering (BAAF), with a monthly newspaper and website.

number of children placed To use our website to search for children needing adopting or permanent (long-term) fostering, and to make enquiries, families must subscribe to Be My Parent first. Agencies wanting to use the service need to contact us to get set up.

Agencies can also use the online system to refer children to the website and/or the newspaper.

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