National Adoption Week Awards finalists announced

2 October 2018

We are happy to announce the the shortlisted nominees for the 2018 National Adoption Week Awards. The finalists are as follows :

Excellence in Adoption Practice

  • One Adoption West Yorkshire
  • Safer Stronger Adoptive Families Service – Adopters for Adoption
  • Peer Services Team – PAC & AdoptionUK
  • Education Service – PAC UK

Adoption Social Worker of the Year

  • Donna Mease
  • Abigail Cassani
  • Pam Crossley
  • Natalie Bendall
  • Amanda Alston

Adoption Support Practitioner

  • Emily Goodfellow
  • Sarah Sharwin
  • Kate Garside

Adopter Champion of the Year

  • Claire & Richard Taylor
  • Ian Harmer-Draper

Adoption Blog of the Year

  • Imperfectlyperfectmother
  • Ninjamam
  • Adoptionthebearfacts
  • Adoptionof2

The Gareth Marr Award for Lifetime Achievement

  • Jenny Slee
  • Jane Horne
  • Norman Goodwin
  • Dr John Simmonds

The National Adoption Week Awards recognise good practice and exceptional achievement amongst those involved in adoption in England. The 2018 awards ceremony will take place at the Foundling Museum, London on the evening of Tuesday 16th October.

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