Facts & Figures

PACT Adoption in 2017

82 UK children were placed with 57 families

103 adoption orders were made with 66 families (children placed within UK)

59 couples or single people were approved to adopt

Of these, 12 couples or single people have black, mixed or minority ethnic heritage

Of 82 children who were placed, 52 are boys and 30 are girls

Of these, 49 children are in sibling groups, 25 children are over five years old, and 20 children have black, mixed or minority ethnic heritage

1,938 hours of post-placement support were received by PACT families to help avoid adoption breakdown through our therapeutic support services (FACTS) which delivered support including play therapy, courses of therapy, assessments and parenting courses  

74 PACT families attended family fun days to meet and share experiences with other adoptive families

Community Projects in 2017

PACT operates two flagship projects supporting families in their communities 

Alana House, PACT’s award-winning community project for vulnerable women, continues to receive new referrals from women with complex needs who have reached crisis point. Alana House supports an average of 61 women per month and helps them to turn their lives around and become contributing members of society

PACT’s Bounce Back 4 Kids (BB4K) programme for children and parents who have been victims or witnesses of domestic abuse has achieved excellent outcomes. PACT supported 38 children and their non-abusing parent through the BB4K programme in 2017