Today's Child

Photograph of Alby

ALBY 7 years

is an energetic, cheerful and affectionate boy with a good sense of humour. He is enthusiastic about learning new things such as swimming and drumming. Alby also likes planting things and making cakes. He has made great progress at school and enjoys reading. Alby needs a family who can help him develop his emotional strength. Needing: adoption

Get to know me

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.

More about Be My Parent...

Quick links Cover of Be My Parent Newspaper

  • Agencies: Download our referral forms:

print format (530 KB) electronic format (524 KB)

Join BAAF on Facebook or Twitter logo

Text size: