Today's Child

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JACOB 7 years

is a thoughtful, talkative and shy little boy who loves spending time with adults and telling jokes. He wants to be a jet pilot when he grows up. Jacob has thrived in his foster family and is described as a joy to look after. He is beginning to make good progress at school and is extremely well behaved, kind and gentle. 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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