Parents and Children Together (PACT) helps hundreds of families every year through outstanding adoption services, award-winning therapeutic support and inspirational community projects.

As one of the leading independent adoption charities in the country, PACT specialises in finding secure and loving homes for children who wait the longest for their adoptive family. These include children aged four years old or older, in sibling groups of two or three, of Black or mixed heritage or with additional needs.

PACT welcomes adopters from all backgrounds, including those of Black or mixed ethnicity and from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. It offers lifelong support to its adoptive families through its package of adoption support services including award-winning therapeutic support and the online platform The Adopter Hub.

PACT also runs two community projects Alana House – an award-winning community service for women facing multiple disadvantages – and Bounce Back 4 Kids (BB4K) which supports children affected by domestic abuse.

PACT was established in 1911 by the then Bishop of Oxford as the social welfare arm of the Anglican Diocese of Oxford. Today PACT continues to be supported by the diocese.


PACT’s annual report gives up-to-date information and is available at PACT’s central office, 7 Southern Court, South Street, Reading, Berkshire RG1 4QS. Tel: 0118 938 7600



Page last updated: Wednesday 12th January 2022 2:42 PM

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