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Scottish Adoption

Website of the Scottish Adoption Association, a charity which provides information, counselling and support for anybody who has adopted, been adopted or is interested in adoption.

Keeping in touch: a report of children's experience by the Children's Rights Director for England

Report presenting the findings of a survey of the attitudes and views of 370 children in care on keeping in touch - and losing contact with - their families and friends while in care.

National care standards: adoption agencies

The national care standards for adoption agencies have been developed to ensure that the services they provide are of high quality. They provide comprehensive guidance on the expected duty of care and service that adoption agencies should provide throughout the adoption process.