Adoption News

Practitioner Family Finding Forum-Wednesday 16th June

The Register will be holding it’s first practitioner family finding forum online via Microsoft Teams on Wednesday the 16th of June 10am-12 noon. The event is intended for social workers or practitioners involved in family finding to discuss children and…

Our 700th adoption match confirmed

We are very happy to announce that in February 2021 Scotland’s Adoption Register recorded its 700th match of a child through our family finding services. The match was made through one of our Webinar events where prospective adopters had the…

Guidance on Webinars published

We are pleased to publish our latest guidance to be used in preparation for our upcoming webinar event, due to take place at the beginning of September. Due to the current crisis, the Register will not be able to hold…

COVID-19 UPDATE

Following the Government’s advice about how best to respond to the Coronavirus outbreak, Scotland’s Adoption Register staff are now working from home. We can still be reached in all the usual ways for advice and support, with our phone lines…

Register Reaches 600 Matches Milestone

We are pleased to announce that Scotland’s Adoption Register has reached its 600th match milestone. Established by the Scottish Government in 2011, Scotland’s Adoption Register facilitates a number of family finding opportunities to agencies across Scotland. This 600th match was…

New Host for Scotland’s Adoption Register

Following a tendering process, the Scottish Government has announced that Scotland’s Adoption Register will be hosted by AFA Scotland as of 1st April 2020. Scotland’s Adoption Register was originally hosted by BAAF Scotland, but unfortunately, unexpectedly went onto administration in…