News and Events

The Adoption Support Fund – 2017/18

Posted on 03/02/2017
On the 25th January, Edward Timpson, the Minister of State for Vulnerable Children and Families, wrote to Directors of Children’s Services to inform them of changes to the ASF Fair Access Limit from April 2017.  The changes take into account the implementation of this year’s Fair Access Limit and matched funding approach.

The Adoption Support Fund – 16/17 Budgetary Review

Posted on 06/10/2016
On the 6th October the Minister of State for Vulnerable Children and Families has written to Directors of Children’s Services in England setting out changes to the way the Adoption Support Fund will be managed for the remainder of this financial year.

Tavistock: Evidence base report for therapeutic support from Adoption Support Fund

Posted on 05/08/2016

We are delighted to share a recent report completed by the Tavistock Institute for Human Relations exploring what evidence base exists for some of the most commonly sought after therapeutic support from the Adoption Support Fund. 

The Adoption Support Fund - The First Year

Posted on 23/06/2016
A new ASF resource has been published - 'The Adoption Support Fund – the First Year' includes information for parents about how to access the fund as well as examples of how it has worked well. The guide is designed to help parents understand what the Fund is, what it will pay for and how they can apply. Access the document here.