National Adoption Week is taking place 14-20 October 2019. The national event is to help find families for children waiting for a loving home. This year the focus is on children who wait the longest – siblings, children from Black and minority ethnic backgrounds, older children and those with additional needs or a disability.
Adopt London West, a brand-new adoption agency for west London launched on 1 October 2019. The new agency, which is hosted by and based at Ealing Council works in partnership with Brent, Hounslow and Hammersmith & Fulham councils. Adopt London West is part of a wider collaboration of 23 London boroughs working together as Adopt London.
June was Pride month and the celebrations continued into July with many events taking place in London. This year marked the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and the theme was Pride Jubilee. Ealing Council positively welcomes foster carers and adopters from the LGBT community. Please contact us to find out more or come along to one of our upcoming information sessions.
We hosted a special fostering information session including a screening of the film ‘Instant Family’ on Monday 10 June in Ealing Town Hall. As well as the film we had popcorn, nachos and lots of information. We also held a question and answer session with some of our foster carers and the fostering team. The event was a big success and was well received by everyone who attended.