First4Adoption celebrates win at National Adoption Week awards

5 November 2014

Our team are proud to announce that we scooped the Digital Champion of the Year trophy at last night’s BAAF National Adoption Week Awards. The awards celebrate good practice and exceptional achievement among those working in, or involved with, adoption and were hosted by broadcaster, Nicky Campbell. The Minister for Children and Families, Edward Timpson MP, also attended as the charity’s special guest.

In addition to the Digital Champion of the Year award, First4Adoption Head of Service, Gemma Gordon-Johnson was also presented with a special certificate to mark First4Adoption reaching 250,000 users since we launched in 2013.

The full list of winners is:

–   Adoption Social Worker of the Year: Carole Kloss, Hampshire County Council

–   Local Authority Adoption Agency of the Year: Devon Adoption Service

–   Voluntary Adoption Agency of the Year: Adoption Matters, Cheshire

–   Digital Champion of the Year: First4Adoption

–   BAAF Supporter of the Year: Mike Welch

–   Adoption Champion of the Year: James Williams

–   Special Mention: Helen Linforth,  Social worker

For more information about the awards and winners go to


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