Winners of National Adoption Week Awards announced

Issue date: 06/11/2013

BAAF congratulated winners of the National Adoption Week Awards last night. Nominees from across the UK competed in 6 individual categories and attended a special ceremony held in London. 

Winners included:

  • Local Authority Adoption Service of the Year – Four4Adoption Consortium: Trafford, Stockport, Tameside and Cheshire East
  • Voluntary Adoption Service of the Year – FACTS (Fostering and Adoption Consultation and Therapeutic Support) by Parents & Children Together (PACT), London and Thames Valley
  • Social Worker of the Year – Rosemary Wolfson, Coram, London
  • Adoption Champion of the Year - Avril Head and Karen McKeller
  • Adoption Supporter of the Year – Sumir Karayi (1E) 

Alan Wood, BAAF’s Deputy Chief Executive, said: “The National Adoption Week Awards are a great opportunity to recognise all the fantastic work being carried out by adoption social workers and their agencies throughout the UK and to thank everyone who supports adoption and BAAF”.

Broadcaster and BAAF Patron Nicky Campbell hosted the evening and Children's Minister Edward Timpson MP attended as the charity's special guest. Those shortlisted, along with their nominees, were also invited to join the celebrations.

For further information on National Adoption Week (4th – 10th November), visit


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