CVAA Practice Event: Achieving Equality of Outcomes for Children Awaiting Permanence, December 2017

Tuesday 19 December 2017

This December CVAA brought together VAA adoption practice managers to discuss how we can best achieve equality of outcomes for all children awaiting permanence. We looked at what the data tells us about the types of children currently awaiting permanence, and what their journeys look like, and Dr Matt Woolgar built on this by presenting the specific challenges faced […]


CVAA Members’ Event

Monday 20 November 2017

Last week, representatives of 25 voluntary adoption agencies gathered in London for CVAA’s annual members’ meeting. The day’s discussions were opened by Robert Goodwill, Minister of State for Children and Families, who answered members’ questions on the ASF and the regionalisation programme. Delegates also heard from Professor Judy Sebba, Director of the Rees Centre for […]


CVAA Trustees’ Event

Friday 20 October 2017

This week CVAA held a meeting of members’ trustees at the National Liberal Club in London. Delegates discussed the challenges currently facing the voluntary adoption sector, along with potential opportunities for collaboration. Trustees heard about recent data and trends from CVAA’s CEO, Annie Crombie, and presentations from Jim Brown and Jan Fishwick (PACT) on the […]


CVAA statement on Adoption UK/BBC Survey

Wednesday 27 September 2017

Adoption can provide a loving stable home to the most vulnerable children in our society and brings much joy to many families. The recent survey carried out with Adoption UK for File on 4 endorsed this: nine out of ten people who responded are glad that they adopted. CVAA recognises the challenges of adoption against […]