We are hoping to encourage a new generation of adopters to make the step into the highly-rewarding role of becoming an adoptive family.
We are currently family finding for 21 children who need adopters to offer them a loving, permanent ‘Forever home’. These include a mixture of very young (6 months), sibling groups of two and three children and a child with additional needs.
A ‘Find out about Adoption’ event is due to be held at 6:30pm at County Hall, Glenfield, on Wednesday, 23 January, which will provide an opportunity to learn about the adoption process and meet and talk to current adopters and our adoption team.
21 children are currently in need of a permanent and secure home in Leicestershire, including two separate sibling groups of two and three children respectively.
“If you have been thinking about adoption for a while, perhaps 2019 is the year you really start on this rewarding journey. Adoption can transform lives; both for our adopters and for the children in our care who need loving, permanent ‘Forever families’.Person:Councillor Ivan Ould, cabinet member for children and families
Anyone can be considered, including people on their own or in a relationship, working or not working. People can adopt regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation or financial situation - and time is spent matching children to families who can meet their needs.
The first three ‘Find out about Adoption’ events scheduled for 2019 are:
- Wednesday 23 January;
- Tuesday 19 February; and
- Thursday 21 March.