Link Maker provides adoption features for both local authorities and potential adopters, increasing placement choice for children awaiting adoption and creating a UK-wide pool of available adopters.
Fostering & children's homes
Link Maker can help local authorities and placement providers to improve processes, collaboration and intelligence, as recommended by major reviews of the sector.
While Link Maker is used by nearly every local authority in the UK for adoptive matching, over one-third of authorities across England are preparing to pilot a new platform for commissioning, fostering and residential placements.
Scotland's Adoption Register
Link Maker works with Scotland’s Adoption Register to provide its online linking service, as part of a range of family finding services supporting adopters and social workers in Scotland.
Adoption Register Wales
Link Maker provides the online platform for Adoption Register Wales, enabling social workers and adopters in Wales to work together to identify matches for children efficiently and securely.
Link Maker is working with Adoption UK to give adopters easy and safe ways to build their knowledge and support networks. Adoption UK provides support, advocacy and a strong community for adoptive families.
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