Adoption breakdowns on the rise

The number of adoptions that break down, resulting in a child being removed from a placement, have risen in recent years, despite government attempts to tackle the issue, an investigation by CYP Now has found.

 The government’s Adoption Support Fund is designed to pay for therapeutic services and other support for adopted children. 

Figures obtained following a Freedom of Information (FoI) request to all English local authorities indicates that since 2012, across all council areas, there have been as many as 679 breakdowns within the first year of a placement. 

Read the full article on this link to Children and Young People Now

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