Today's Child

Photograph of Adam

ADAM 1 year

is a little boy who loves lots of cuddles! He enjoys being held and gently rubs his face against his foster carer’s neck. Adam loves car journeys and trips in his pram, especially when he receives attention from a passer-by! He loves music and playing with his musical activity centre and singing helps him sleep. Adam was born with a range of health needs, but is making progress. He has started walking with support and can say some words. 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) 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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