How we support you to adopt

When you adopt with us you won't be alone, we'll guide you through the adoption process - all the way to becoming a family, and beyond. 

We don’t expect you to be a parenting expert, and we are here to help you develop your skills so that you feel more prepared to deal with the challenges that parenthood can bring.

Watch our short film about how we support you to adopt.

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What kind of support can you expect?

  • friendly social workers who will work with you towards becoming adoptive parents and can answer any questions you may have about the support that you need

  • adoption information events so you can learn more about adopting

  • specialist training to prepare you for adoption

  • support during the period when you are getting to know each other as a family

  • help with settling in and becoming a family

You can find out more about the support we offer at one of our friendly and informal adoption information events.

What about support after adoption?

Our experience shows that adoptive families may need support at different times over the years. That's why, as well as support during the adoption process, we offer our adoptive families support after adoption for as long as it's needed.

Find out how we support you after adoption.