A Therapeutic Service for the 21st Century
Family Futures offers therapeutic help to children who have experienced trauma and are living in birth families, foster homes or adoptive families.Our service is child-focused and parent friendly.
Our aim is to make family life sustainable for children who have had bad early experiences. We understand how these bad early experiences can affect children’s development and make them challenging children to parent.
How are we doing?
Family Futures has been validated by The Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services.
Martin Narey, Government Advisor on Adoption in a broadcasted interview with Lauren Higgs, News Editor of ‘Children and Young People Now’ referred to Family Futures as “the outstanding ‘Family Futures’ adoption agency, one of the most impressive organisations I’ve been to” and in a paper presented to government stated: “The excellent Family Futures voluntary adoption agency has greatly impressed me.”
“My father would have been proud of you” – Richard Bowlby
In the Ofsted report of June 2011 our service was described as outstanding in the domains ‘Helping children achieve well and enjoy what they do’ and ‘Helping children make a positive contribution’. The report stated: “The agency’s high quality therapeutic work with adopted children and their families supports them to develop emotionally, intellectually and physically.” and “The agency particularly excels in adoption support and provides a bespoke service.”
We also like to ask the children and adoptive parents what they think – after all, they are the ones who matter most.