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NEWSFLASH: Adoption Support Fund

Posted on 22/11/2017
Today, Robert Goodwill, Minister of State for Children and Families, has written to Directors of Children’s Services in England, to inform them of continued arrangements for the ASF from April 2018.

NEWSFLASH: Adoption Support Fund - how it's working for families

Posted on 26/10/2017
Adoption UK, commissioned by the DfE, has recently published an updated online Adoption Support Fund (ASF) guide...

NEWSFLASH: ASF Specialist Assessment

Posted on 14/09/2017
Following a number of requests for clarification, this newsflash provides further information on the definition of ‘Specialist Assessment’ under the Specialist Assessment Fair Access Limit...

NEWSFLASH: Multi-million fund reaches record number of adoptive families

Posted on 02/08/2017

On the 2nd August, Robert Goodwill, Minister for Children and Families, publicised the success of the Adoption Support Fund. 

He announced that, £52 million has been released through the Fund so far, reaching 22,000 children and 18,000 families...