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Parents stories

See how adopters in Rotherham have made a positive difference to children's lives.


Andrew's story

A proud father shares his experience of adopting two children with his partner in Rotherham.

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Andrew Heeley-Handerson


Nick's story

Nick Humphries is a 31-year-old single, homosexual male who is fostering for Rotherham. Here Nick shares his own fostering journey and urges other people, including those from the LGBT community to consider fostering or adoption.

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Nick Humphries


Karen's story

Adopting children can transform their young lives.

But for 35-year-old Rotherham lady Karen, going through the adoption process has also changed hers for the better.

Karen's story


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We host adoption events around Rotherham, so you can hear more adoption stories, ask questions and get face-to-face advice.

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If you are an adopter in Rotherham and would like to tell your story, please get in touch.


Children's stories

See how adopted children in Rotherham are getting on after the process.

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Listen to two young girls, Elisha and Charlotte, talking about their experience of being adopted, their new mum and their future, as part of BBC Radio 4's 'The Listening Project'.

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