Welcome to My Adoption Family

We support Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic families navigate through the adoption process.

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Did you know?

Children from BAME communities wait longer to be placed for adoption.

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There is a major shortage of prospective adopters from all ethnic minority backgrounds.

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My Adoption Family can help bridge the gaps within BAME communities.

About My Adoption Family

My Adoption Family is a non-profit organisation dedicated to supporting Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) families through the adoption process.

As a member of the National Adoption Recruitment Steering Group and the Special Guardianship Leadership Board, My Adoption Family is proactive in the sector helping to raise much needed awareness and support for people from BAME backgrounds to become adopters in the UK.

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What we do

Our organisation was established to help a diverse range of families in England looking to begin their journey into adopting a child.

Our number one aim is to ensure that every potential adopter goes away with all the information and training they need to be the best possible adoptive parent for vulnerable children.

Awareness

This consultation service provides more in-depth information on adoption and any queries you may have regarding the process.

Support Network

This consists of senior team members of MAF, as well as approved adopters, social workers, faith leaders and those from professional backgrounds, such as lawyers, who can provide legal jargon as and when needed.

Buddy Service

This consists of a potential adopter connecting with an existing approved adopter who will provide support and advice on adoption.

Adoption Webinars

Approved adopters as well as faith leaders are invited to give advice on adoption or answer any questions you may have prior to adopting.

Social Media

The MAF social media is also a form of support as it provides all the latest information and updates on Adoption.

Training

MAF has provided training for over 500 social workers and continues to provide educational training resources to help individuals enhance their skills within the adoptive sector.

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Life Stories

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Yusuf’s Adoption Story.

Yusuf and his wife, Amal, started fostering over 10 years ago. They fostered a little girl for two years, she had been sent to them when she was only two […]

Our Partners

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Adoption UK

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BCBN

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Bradford Foundation Trust

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Mercy Mission UK

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