Today's Child

Photograph of Sammie-Lou

SAMMIE-LOU 6 years

is an endearing little girl who really loves to draw, colour and read and can play by herself. She is thriving in the company of her peers and shows incredible patience and generosity to younger children. Sammie-Lou is generally co-operative and she follows instructions well. Following her early experiences, she needs lots of reassurance, affection and attention. Needing: adoption

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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). Be My Parent is run by the British Association for Adoption & Fostering (BAAF), and has a monthly newspaper and website.

testimonial from subscriber 4 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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