Health and Adult Social Care

Adoption UK

A national charity providing support, awareness and understanding for those parenting or supporting children who cannot live with their birth parents. They provide information and support about all aspects of adoption.

Brighton & Hove City Council - Fostering

Information for prospective foster carers on the benefits and rewards of fostering. This website explains the different types of fostering, the skills needed, the assessment process, foster care allowances and the excellent 24 hour support services.

Foster carers can reserve places on training courses from this website as well as link up with other carers or adopters via the message boards.

PACT- Parents and children together

A national adoption agency, placing children with secure and loving families and supporting them with specialist therapeutic support. Services help children to overcome difficulties in childhood, adolescence and early adulthood which have resulted from early trauma and neglect.

PACT also runs community projects supporting vulnerable children and adults facing a range of issues including domestic abuse, homelessness and debt.

  • Community Base 113 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XG

The Fostering Network

A national fostering charity passionate about the difference foster care makes to children and young people. They bring together everyone who is involved in the lives of fostered children, inspiring, motivating and supporting them to make foster care better. They work to ensure all fostered children have a positive experience of family life, supporting them to have high aspirations, to overcome the challenges of their early lives and to achieve their very best.