Adopters are viewed by Barking and Dagenham as an important and valuable resource for children in need of adoption. As a result great care is taken in the training, assessment and support of all applicants. We offer a service to all our residents and also welcome applications from those living outside the area.
We are looking to recruit families for a number of children. We have toddlers and children up to 10 years, from all different ethnicities and cultures, and we are always hoping to find families who could offer a home to more than one child, enabling brothers and sisters to grow up together. We also need families who could parent a child with disabilities. All our children have had a rough start and deserve the love and stability of family life.
Many have had to parent younger siblings, or even drug or alcohol dependent parents, so they need a home were they can have fun and learn to really laugh again and just be children. They will need consistent boundaries and unconditional support in developing to their full potential.
You don't need to be an experienced parent, be married, or be under 40! You don't need a big house or a huge income. You can be of any culture or religion and you may, or may not, already be parents. You do need to be people who genuinely want to be parents and who will enjoy having a child or children in their home. People with 'stickability', people who can go that extra mile.