We Are Family is a peer to peer support community by adopters, for adopters. We’re there for parents throughout their adoption journey.

“It is my strong belief that the support we give should be on offer to all adopters. There should be a network of families ready to welcome them with open arms as they take decisive steps towards caring for some of the youngest and most vulnerable in our society. Because all new parents need support. We all need to belong. To a family – to a community. Our provision is a necessary one.”

Marie-Louise Sauerberg
We Are Family Co-Founder

Latest posts

Our Letter to the Social Care Review

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We Are Family share our views on the early plans for the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care and offer support in gathering insights to inform the review and shape recommendations.

A New Look for We Are Family

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We Are Family was founded in 2013 to provide peer support and community to adopters and prospective adopters. Since then, we’ve grown, changed and developed and we need a look and feel for our website and other communications that better reflects who we are now and what we’re doing as an organisation. The experience of parenting an adopted child with…

Become a Friend of We Are Family

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We are Family is growing. Alongside our local and online support groups for parents, we run regular webinars, thematic groups and are developing a podcast among other projects to offer even more support to our members. We started on a shoestring budget, with adopters meeting up to give each other support from the basis of their lived experience. This sense…

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