Today's Child

Photograph of Jake

JAKE 5 years

is an inquisitive, quiet and sensitive little boy who likes asking questions and having conversations. He loves watching television, playing on his Nintendo DS and doing crafts. Jake has positive relationships with his foster family, has grown in confidence and is well behaved. He enjoys school and recently received an award for science and had a poem published! Jake very much wants to please. 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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