News and events


Virgin Money London Marathon 2020

Have you applied for a place to run the London Marathon in the ballot and been unsuccessful? Do you know someone who is in this position? Do you know anyone else who would love to have the opportunity to take part? IAC is seeking 8 volunteers to run the London Marathon on our behalf and raise funds to help support the world’s most disadvantaged children including those awaiting adoption in the UK.

An introduction to Intercountry Adoption - The legal and social work framework

Tuesday 5th November 2019 10:00 to 1.00pm. A seminar for lawyers in private practice and local authority legal practitioners in this field.

Pioneers of international adoption charity recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

IAC is delighted to share the news that Founder and Former CEO Gill Haworth and key IAC leader Jan Way have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Awarded an OBE and MBE respectively, these women pioneered the creation and delivery of high quality international adoptions in the UK, including creating and leading IAC, the charity that places vulnerable children from around the world with UK adoptive families.

IAC - The Centre for Adoption announce appointment of Satwinder Sandhu as new CEO

IAC are delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive, Satwinder Sandhu, with effect from 2nd January 2019. He will work alongside founder and current Chief Executive, Gill Haworth, for three months to ensure a smooth transition. This follows a long recruitment campaign headed by Gatenby Sanderson. Satwinder comes with an extensive background in adoption and fostering work as a social worker and leader, having worked across the public, independent and third sectors for over twenty three years. This includes managing and developing intercountry adoption services as well as support services for adopters.

Domestic Adoption

IAC is the largest intercountry adoption centre in the UK. Since 2012 it has brought this expertise to UK domestic adoption as well.