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New Government Support Announced for Adoptive Families

September 27, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog

A new government fund worth £19.3 million for adoptive parents is due to roll out in 2015 to provide access to therapy and family support services. Cognitive, play and music therapies help children to settle and bond with their new families as well as assisting recovery from previous experiences. The scheme aims to “ensure that children have a stable and fulfilling childhood – a fundamental right for every child, no matter what their starting point in life,” according to the minister for children and families, Edward Timpson. Local authorities are responsible for assessing adoptive families to help them find the right support, but a study by Adoption UK found that many parents remain unaware of what they are entitled to. Only 56% ...

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