The age range of the children waiting can be from 2 years to 10 years old. We rarely have children under two, and where there are small babies in need of permanency, there are often health complications or background issues to consider.
Many of the children are in sibling groups of two, or if they are single children, have older brothers and sisters adopted in other families.
The children often have family histories including mental health, drug and alcohol misuse and domestic violence, which all have emotional health implications for the children.
We are very keen to hear from families who: