Scottish Attachment in Action AGM 2023

Alison MacDonald, SAIA’s chairperson gave some reflections on the year, including the huge amount of changes which had taken place in the previous months. She talked about the perseverance and dedication of Maggie McManus, SAIA’s Development Manager in moving SAIA to the stage it is now at.

New funding – Adoptive Families in Education

In our work with adopters, we repeatedly hear ‘We have had little support and only because we fought really hard for every little thing’. We aim to help adoptive children and their families to address this challenge, bringing their specific needs to the forefront.

The Village – A year of listening, learning and creating

In the space of a year, the digital community the Village has grown into a caring, empathetic, safe space where care experienced parents and parents-to-be can seek support and guidance, in confidence, free from judgement or stigma.

First of its kind delivery for DDP PACE training

This innovative approach will allow DDP PACE training to be delivered in five two and a half hour (5 x 2.5 hrs) evening sessions in an online format. This training is suitable for a range of practitioners working in education, social work and health settings as well as for adoptive parents, foster and kinship carers.