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National Adoption Week launches with information day

Date: 30/10/2008           Category: Childrens Care

National Adoption Week (10 to 16 November) is being kicked off in Medway with an information event. The adoption services of Medway, Bexley and Bromley councils, Brighton & Hove City Council plus East Sussex and Kent County Councils have joined forces under the umbrella of the South East Adoption Consortium The group will be holding an event in Medway on Saturday, 8 November to help raise awareness of the hundreds of children who need adoptive families in the south east area. Date: Saturday, 8 November Time: 10am to 1pm Venue: Medway Council offices, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, ME4 4TR Medway Council’s Adoption Manager Steve Perkins said: “If you think you might have what it takes to be an adoptive parents, or your would like more information about adoption, please come along on 8 November.” For more information about National Adoption Week visit www.nationaladoptionweek.org.uk [ENDS] Notes for editors For more information about National Adoption Week please call the BAAF press office 020 7421 2632 (out of office hours 07767 444589) or email esther.freeman@baaf.org.uk or jane.elston@baaf.org.uk