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Levelling up for the self-employed: Home for Good launches a new report

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Levelling up for the self-employed: Home for Good launches a new report

Today, Home for Good is publishing a new report entitled, Adoption pay: Levelling up for the self-employed.

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Care Review in England publishes final report: Home for Good’s response

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Care Review in England publishes final report: Home for Good’s response

Today, the independent Review of Children’s Social Care, chaired by former CEO of Frontline Josh MacAlister, has published its long-awaited final report.

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Rachael's story

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Rachael's story

Rachael Maskell has been the MP for York Central since 2015. Rachael chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Adoption and Permanence, and has shared with us a little about her role.

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Home for Good publishes new report with Safe Families

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Home for Good publishes new report with Safe Families

Home for Good and Safe Families release a joint report; More than Sundays

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Listening and speaking

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Listening and speaking

People often think advocacy is primarily about speaking, but I’ve come to recognise that effective advocacy always begins with listening.

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Tackling racial disparity: The journey so far

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Tackling racial disparity: The journey so far

“We believe we can see the tide turn on racial inequality within the care system.”

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Supported lodgings – equipping vulnerable young adults with life skills, stability and confidence

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Supported lodgings – equipping vulnerable young adults with life skills, stability and confidence

In an outdated care system unable to meet the increasing demands on it, supported lodgings can offer a financially viable and supportive environment for older teenagers to flourish and to learn key life skills.

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Home for Good’s response to the 2021 Spending Review.

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Home for Good’s response to the 2021 Spending Review.

On Wednesday 27 October 2021 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, announced the Government’s Autumn Budget and Spending Review

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Stability Part 2: The Role of the System

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Stability Part 2: The Role of the System

Our desire is for children and young people not just to experience initial stability, but ongoing security, safety and love with relationships that remain consistent and ongoing in their lives.

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New Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Children announced

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New Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Children announced

We welcome Nadhim Zahawi MP and Will Quince MP to their new roles and look forward to working closely with them.

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Stability Part 1: The role the Church can play

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Stability Part 1: The role the Church can play

This month, we’re focusing on the theme of stability. Our desire is for children and young people not just to experience initial stability, but ongoing security, safety and love with relationships that remain consistent and ongoing in their lives.

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APPG for Adoption and Permanence publishes new report on stability

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APPG for Adoption and Permanence publishes new report on stability

Today, the APPG for Adoption and Permanence has published its latest report; Strengthening Families: Improving stability for adopted children.

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Responding to the needs of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in the UK

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Responding to the needs of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in the UK

Home for Good has been deeply saddened to watch the events in Afghanistan unfolding over the past few weeks and days.

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Changing the landscape for vulnerable children

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Changing the landscape for vulnerable children

At Home for Good we are committed to finding a home for every child who needs one – and we take a two-pronged approach to achieve this vision.

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National Adoption Strategy published in England

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National Adoption Strategy published in England

On Monday, the Government published its Adoption Strategy for England titled ‘Achieving Excellence Everywhere’, which outlines its long-term vision and proposals for improving adoption.

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The Case for Change

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The Case for Change

Another step forward in transforming children’s experience of the care system

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Love in action

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Love in action

It is well-evidenced that trauma has a deep-rooted impact on our emotional, physical, and social development, which can impede our ability to navigate the world and feel safe.

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Prioritising teenagers

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Prioritising teenagers

Teenagers in care are 80% more likely than the national average to have two or more changes of home in a year.

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Rethinking our Approach to Older Children in Care

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Rethinking our Approach to Older Children in Care

Older children in care are the fastest growing cohort of children and yet too many children who age out of the care system in England every year are doing so without a family to belong to.

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The new APPG inquiry is underway

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The new APPG inquiry is underway

In response to the independent review of Children’s Social Care in England, the APPG for Adoption and Permanence launched a new inquiry called Strengthening Families.

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'The investment of a lifetime report'

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'The investment of a lifetime report'

Is the economic spend on the care system in the UK bringing about the outcomes and flourishing for children and young people that we want to see?

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APPG for Adoption and Permanence Launches New Inquiry

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APPG for Adoption and Permanence Launches New Inquiry

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Adoption and Permanence has launched a new inquiry on Strengthening Families.

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Our Letter to the Chair of the Children’s Social Care Review

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Our Letter to the Chair of the Children’s Social Care Review

This week, our CEO Tarn Bright sent the following letter to Josh MacAlister, Chair of the Children’s Social Care Review in England.

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Our response to the launch of the Children’s Social Care Review in England

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Our response to the launch of the Children’s Social Care Review in England

Home for Good welcomes today’s announcement of the launch of the independent review of Children’s Social Care in England.

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New Children’s Commissioner for England appointed

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New Children’s Commissioner for England appointed

The Secretary of State for Education confirmed Dame Rachel de Souza as the next Children’s Commissioner for England

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How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting vulnerable children?

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How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting vulnerable children?

During this hugely challenging season, Home for Good is committed to our vision to find a home for every child who needs one. We will continue to work passionately on behalf of vulnerable children across the UK.

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Home for Good's response to the Secretary of State’s speech on adoption

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Home for Good's response to the Secretary of State’s speech on adoption

Too many children wait too long for their adoptive family and some children who need one, never find one at all.

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The APPG for Adoption and Permanence is back!

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The APPG for Adoption and Permanence is back!

The APPG for Adoption and Permanence was re-launched on 30 June 2020.

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Adoption Support Fund FAQs around COVID-19

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Adoption Support Fund FAQs around COVID-19

Adoption Support Fund in light of Coronavirus outbreak

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Launch of Scotland's Care Review 2020

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Launch of Scotland's Care Review 2020

What will the new care review mean for vulnerable children and young people in Scotland?

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Five Star Interim Report - January 2020

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Five Star Interim Report - January 2020

Our Five-Star interim report and recommendations to Government

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Stormont Restored: A New Decade for Vulnerable Children?

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Stormont Restored: A New Decade for Vulnerable Children?

What does the ‘New Decade, New Approach’ deal mean for children and the families who care for them, in Northern Ireland?

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5 questions to ask your parliamentary candidate during the 2019 General Election

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5 questions to ask your parliamentary candidate during the 2019 General Election

What to ask your parliamentary candidate this general election

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How Brexit is affecting vulnerable and displaced children

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How Brexit is affecting vulnerable and displaced children

What will Brexit mean for unaccompanied asylum seeking children?

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Stability Index 2019

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Stability Index 2019

Today, the Children’s Commissioner for England published the 2019 Stability Index which contains important data and findings about the experience of stability for children and young people in the care system.

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Kemi Badenoch and DfE appointments

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Kemi Badenoch and DfE appointments

Three weeks ago, under the Government reshuffle by Boris Johnson, the new prime minister, a new Children and Families Minister was appointed; Kemi Badenoch MP.

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APPG Report launch

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APPG Report launch

Parliamentarians call for the continuation and improvement of the Adoption Support Fund beyond 2020

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APPG for Adoption and Permanence holds evidence sessions in Parliament

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APPG for Adoption and Permanence holds evidence sessions in Parliament

Following its hugely successful consultation survey, the APPG for Adoption and Permanence has now held two Parliamentary evidence sessions into the future of the Adoption Support Fund.

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MPs open inquiry into the future of adoption support

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MPs open inquiry into the future of adoption support

All-Party Parliamentary Group to explore improvements to Adoption Support Fund

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Department for Education announces extension of the Adoption Support Fund for families

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Department for Education announces extension of the Adoption Support Fund for families

We know that therapeutic support is hugely significant for so many adoptive and special guardianship families at some point in their lives.

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Our first ever Stormont Reception

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Our first ever Stormont Reception

An event for gathering together key people in Northern Ireland to find a home for every child who needs one.

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Politicians call for protection of vital adoption support

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Politicians call for protection of vital adoption support

The launch of a new All-Party Parliamentary Group

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Home for Good response to the Government report ‘Fostering Better Outcomes’

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Home for Good response to the Government report ‘Fostering Better Outcomes’

Following two inquiries, the Government has now responded to all recommendations and has outlined its next steps for improving foster care in England.

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Prime Minister welcomes church action on fostering and adoption and commends role of Home for Good

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Prime Minister welcomes church action on fostering and adoption and commends role of Home for Good

A review of the Conservative Party Conference annual church service on 30 September 2018.

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Response to Northern Ireland Consultation

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Response to Northern Ireland Consultation

Home for Good's response response to Northern Ireland Consultation on ‘Strategy for Looked After Children: Improving Children’s Lives

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