Today's Child

Photograph of Christopher, Gemma, Chrissy, Harriette & Sophia

CHRISTOPHER 15 years GEMMA 13 years CHRISSY 12 years HARRIETTE 9 years SOPHIA 8 years

not their real names, are loving half-brother and sisters, who are very close. They enjoy eating out, Taekwondo and swimming. The children have good attachments to their foster carers. Christopher is polite, humorous and loves computer games. Gemma is kind, happy and developing in confidence. Chrissy is affectionate, loving and would like to be a beauty therapist. Harriette is a sweet child who loves all activities. Sophia is funny, happy, bubbly, and enjoys school. Needing: permanent fostering

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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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