Adoption Organisations and Charities
Adoption UK The leading parent-to-parent adoption charity. It produces a magazine, Adoption Today and has a lively on-line community and a help line.
The British Association for Adoption and Fostering A leading trainer in adoption and fostering. Produces a quarterly journal, Adoption and Fostering
St David’s Children’s Society The leading voluntary adoption agency in Wales.
St Andrew’s Children’s Society Scotland’s leading voluntary agency for adoption and fostering.
Adoption and Attachment
Attachment Parenting International Advice and support on parenting children with attachment issues.
Attachment Aware Schools Some excellent articles and training resources for parents and schools.
Foetal Alcohol Syndrome and Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
The FASD Trust Information and support for families of children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
FASaware UK A charity providing information, support and advice relating to FAS (foetal alcohol syndrome).
Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) The Tavistock and Portman Clinic NHS Trust. London-based service for young people up to the age of 18. Part of the National Health Service in the UK.
Gendered Intelligence (GI) A lively organisation for transgendered and non-binary people, providing support, activities, education and more.
Mermaids A charity providing information and support for transgendered children and teens and their families.
Mental Health Issues
Mental health help and support services in the UK. A list of helplines and contact details, including the Samaritans and Childline.