Children in care wait an average of two years and seven months before being adopted, according to, of the British Association for Adoption and Fostering, welcomed the review but said speed "isn't everything".
What does BAAF stand for?
BAAF stands for British Association for Adoption and Fostering (aka British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering; London, England, UK)
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- Bulgarian Association for Alternative Dispute Resolution (Bulgaria; group promoting democratic values; founded 2001)
- Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors (San Francisco, CA)
- Bachelor of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
- British Airways Avionic Engineering
- British Army Antarctic Expedition
- Board of Accreditation of Accountancy Educational Courses (UK)
- Badger Army Ammunition Plant
- Big Apple Anime Fest (New York, NY)
- Bremer Anti-Atom Forum (Germany)
- British Agency for Adoption and Fostering (UK)
- Brussels Ancient Art Fair
- Baltimore Area American Flyer Club (Baltimore, MD)
- Battle Against Any Guess
- Bay Area Audiology Group (San Francisco, CA)
- Benefits at a Glance (various organizations)
- Bolton Autism Action Group (est. 1997; UK)
- British Agencies Afghanistan Group
- British Army Aid Group
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The organisation After Adoption is joining forces with the British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) and Adoption UK for the event as part of National Adoption Week.
The British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) commissioned a poll of 1,021 children aged nine to 16 which suggested that more than one in 10 youngsters in England and Wales could have been privately fostered.
Byline: DAVID HOLMES TO state that the British Association for Adoption and Fostering is blaming social workers for leaving too many black and minority ethnic children in care misses the point (Get Balance Right, 28.
The first government-commissioned report in nearly a decade to look at the issues around black and ethnic minority children in care is due to be published this month and tomorrow a major conference on the issue, organised by the British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) and entitled 'Why Am I Waiting?
The BAAF - British Association for Adoption and Fostering - has welcomed the act and chief executive Felicity Collier said: "Opening up adoption to unmarried partners will encourage more people to consider adoption.
During National Adoption Week - which starts next Monday and is organised by the British Association for Adoption and Fostering - the organisation is urging people to come forward and Make It Happen for a child in care.
The campaign, called Somebody Else's Child, is run nationally by the British Association for Adoption and Fostering and is being supported by Durham County Council.