The National Adoption Week Awards recognise and celebrate good practice and exceptional achievement among those working or involved in adoption in England.

On Tuesday 17 October we will host the annual National Adoption Week Awards, which will take place at the Foundling Museum, London to celebrate these fantastic achievements and announce our winners.

We are happy to announce the shortlisted finalists as follows:

Excellence in Adoption Practice

  • Adoption Plus – Therapeutic Placement Service
  • Caritas Care and Adoption Matters – Concurrency Planning Service
  • Gloucestershire County Council
  • Kent County Council/Coram – Post Adoption Support
  • PAC UK

Adoption Social Worker of the Year

  • Margaret Bradley
  • Rachael Cutler
  • Daljit Gill
  • Jane Lees
  • Karen Stock

Adoption Support Practitioner of the Year

  • Jeanette Booth
  • Jan Cleave
  • Lorraine Wallis

Adopter Champion of the Year

  • Fiona Dunn
  • June Leat
  • Samantha Parkin
  • Emma Sutton

Adoption Blog of the Year

The Gareth Marr Award for Lifetime Achievement

  • Caroline Davis
  • Frances Coller
  • Jan Fishwick
  • Nic Haughton

Last year’s awards