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West Sussex LA Experiences?

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AdoptionDadd Fri 15-Jul-16 12:47:56

Hello all - to jump in... We're just about to start our journey into adoption. It's likely that due to our age we'll be most eligible for a baby / 0-2. We're looking at taking the foster to adopt route to allow us to have a child from an early age and avoid too much disruption taking place in that child's life.

We are super excited and the LA (in West Sussex) seem lovely! I wonder wondering whether any of you have direct experience working with the LA and any advice?

Thank you!

Italiangreyhound Fri 15-Jul-16 18:41:42

No experience of them but wanted to wish you welll on your journey.

Italiangreyhound Fri 15-Jul-16 18:42:50

Ps Please be careful how much you post personally as you've identified your agency and that is quite identifying.

Hels20 Fri 15-Jul-16 19:58:11

Italian - you've identified yourself!

[MNHQ here: We've removed the name now!]

MypocketsarelikeNarnia Fri 15-Jul-16 21:59:14

I posted what Italian has (except for not using my name!) but then lost the post. Lots of sws look at this site, there are also loads of lurkers - lots of them entirely nice innocent people and others who are not friends of adoption.

Your first post might just be to say hello - so no harm in being identified - but then maybe later you ask for help with a tricky issue with your LA or with your child. It's worth thinking about seriously.

And welcome smile

AdoptionDadd Sat 16-Jul-16 14:06:56

Hello - thank you for letting me know. I never knew it was an issue - good to know. I'll be much more secretive in the future grin

Italiangreyhound Sat 16-Jul-16 23:32:22

It's ok, maybe it's not my real name!

Italiangreyhound Sun 17-Jul-16 23:06:31

Thank you Mumsnet HQ

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