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Special appeal for 2 sisters Sarah and Gemma

Adoption Lancashire and Blackpool help children of all ages find loving families. This year, they are especially in need of people who could adopt very young children, with 85% of the children ready for adoption aged under 4, and almost half aged under two.

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New Year, New Family

Have you considered starting 2024 by growing your family through adoption?

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Christmas party day

Last week was the highlight of the Early Permanence support calendar. The Christmas Party!

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National Adoption Week

To mark National Adoption Week, Adoption Lancashire and Blackpool is supporting You Can Adopt as they highlight the positive impact adoption has had on individuals’ lives, and the strides made to put children and their sense of identity at the heart of the adoption journey.

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Appeal for adopters to provide loving homes for brothers and sisters

A new campaign has been launched (Monday 18 September) to recruit adopters willing to give brothers and sisters a loving home by adopting them.

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LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Week

Foster carers and adopters from Lancashire's LGBTQ+ community are backing a national campaign which encourages more people to consider fostering and adoption.

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New Year, New Family campaign

Thinking of adoption and growing your family this year?

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Fun filled day to support adopted teens

It was another fun filled day for our teens on Saturday 12 November 2022.

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National Adoption Week explores memories and identity of adopted people

Monday 17 October marks the launch of National Adoption Week 2022, which this year focuses on the theme of identity.

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Read about our activity day to support adopted teens

We are in the early stages of developing a teen group so we held an activity day on Sunday 4 September at an outdoor activity centre.

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We're looking for more people to adopt brothers and sisters

Nearly half the children currently waiting to be adopted in Lancashire and Blackpool are brothers and sisters.

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Special appeal to find loving and permanent home for brother and sister

We're appealing to the public to find a loving and permanent home for a brother and sister with a rare genetic condition.

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Fun day finds families for children across our region

Children from across the North West, who are waiting to be adopted, and prospective adopters came together for a day of fun to help them find families.

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Could you adopt?

The search is on to find adoptive parents who can provide loving forever homes for youngsters in Lancashire and Blackpool.

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Finding forever homes for siblings across Lancashire

Due to an increasing requirement for loving families for brothers and sisters, Adoption Lancashire and Blackpool have launched a new campaign highlighting the need to keep them together.

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Could you adopt a sibling group?

New campaign from Adoption Lancashire and Blackpool encourages people to consider adopting brothers and sisters.

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Adoption Lancashire & Blackpool launches New Year, New Family campaign

The new regional adoption agency for Lancashire and Blackpool is encouraging anyone who is considering becoming an adoptive parent to take that first step as part of the New Year, New Family' campaign.

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You can still adopt in Lancashire and Blackpool

The process of finding forever families for children is still continuing in Lancashire and Blackpool despite the coronavirus pandemic.

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New telephone information sessions launched

We still need adopters for our children even at this difficult time, so if you've been thinking of making an adoption enquiry we want to give you as much information and support as possible.

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Supporting you during the coronavirus pandemic

Adoption Lancashire & Blackpool are here to support you during this challenging time, whether you are considering adoption, are part way through the process or you are an existing adoptive parent.

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Adoption Lancashire & Blackpool launches

A new regional adoption agency bringing Lancashire County Council and Blackpool Council together to deliver joint adoption services in Lancashire launched last week (Wednesday 1 April). Adoption Lancashire and Blackpool brings together expertise from both councils to simplify the adoption process, increase the number of adopters, improve the matching processes for children, and provide support for adoptive families.

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Cabinet agrees to the launch of a new regional adoption agency

From 1 April, Lancashire County Council and Blackpool Council will come together to deliver joint adoption services in Lancashire - to help improve the lives of youngsters across both areas.

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Thinking about adoption?

If you're thinking about adoption, then you can find out more at one of our information events.

Book a place at an information event

If you'd prefer to speak to someone, then give us a call on 0300 123 6727 and we’ll be in touch with you as soon as possible.