Today's Child

Photograph of Stephanie


is a loving little girl with a smile that can light up a room! She enjoys swimming, ice-skating and playing on her bike. Stephanie has good relationships with her foster carers. She can be quite shy and requires lots of reassurance when experiencing something new. Stephanie has made phenomenal progress in her development since being in foster care. At school, she is particularly good at maths. 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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