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Council Launches Campaign to Celebrate Adoption Week Scotland
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Council Launches Campaign to Celebrate Adoption Week Scotland

Posted on 15 Nov 2021

To mark the start of Adoption Week Scotland (15 19 November 2021), the Council’s Families For Children North Ayrshire team are encouraging local people to consider adopting or fostering a child or sibling group.

Adoption Week Scotland offers an opportunity to raise the profile of adoption, encourage discussions about what adopting a child now involves and to highlight the continuing need to find adopters for children who are unable to remain with their families.

To highlight the week-long initiative, the Council has launched a promotional campaign called - ‘You Just Haven’t Met Me Yet’. The aim of the campaign is to encourage local people who think they have the relevant skills and experience, to find out more about becoming adoptive parents or foster carers.

The team are looking for people who are willing to adopt a child or sibling group or foster a child and who have a desire to better the life of sibling groups or older children that can no longer be cared for by their family.

Councillor Robert Foster, Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care, North Ayrshire Council, said: “Adopters and foster carers come from all kinds of background – but they all have time and love to share. By keeping sibling groups together, they remain together and can help and support each other throughout the fostering or adoption process.

He added: “During Adoption Week we want to raise as much awareness as possible and encourage local people to find out more about becoming an adoptive parent or foster carer. Our Families For Children North Ayrshire team are on hand to provide support and advice every step of the way to local people who are considering becoming an adoptive parent or foster carer.”

For more information contact the Families for Children North Ayrshire Team on 01294 310300 or follow us on Twitter @NA_FosterAdopt or search for NorthAyrshireFosterAdopt on Instagram or Facebook.