A chance to grow your family

Is it in your nature to nurture? There are more than 1100 children in care in Northamptonshire and many of them are waiting for a permanent loving home.

We are looking for people who can offer a vulnerable child or children a forever home whether this is through adoption or long term fostering. These children are looking for a stable, safe and loving home where they belong.

Video: A chance to grow your family

 

Adoption

 

 

Adopting is hugely fulfilling both in terms of being able to add to your family, but more importantly, being able to provide a child with a stable family home that they would not otherwise have."

Adoption is a way of providing a new family for children who cannot be brought up by their birth parents for a variety of reasons. It’s a permanent arrangement, so a child who is adopted will no longer have any legal ties with their birth parents and will become a full member of their new family.

There are many children aged between 3 to 9 years old with a best interest decision to be adopted, including several sibling groups.

Find out more about adoption

Long term fostering

 

 

Being foster carers is a privilege as we get to share our lives with children and provide them with a loving, stable home environment where they can thrive. Just because they have not grown in your tummy, doesn’t meant that they can’t grow in your heart."

Long term fostering is a way of a child becoming part of your family until they grow up. Not all children want to be adopted, especially older children or those who continue to have regular contact with relatives.​

There are many children aged between 5 to 14 years old with a plan to be placed in a long term foster placement.

Find out more about fostering