Our adoption stories
What is it like to adopt? How will I find being an adoptive parent? What will my new family be like?
There's nothing like hearing it from people with real experience. That's why we’ve gathered together some of your adopter stories, so you can discover first-hand accounts of people like you who have completed their families with Coram.
All our stories are real but some names and identities have been changed to protect anonymity. Photographs are posed by models.
“William came to us as an adorable four month-old baby boy. His mother had struggled with drug misuse problems, and William’s siblings had all been taking into care
Born into a chaotic and abusive family, Danny was frightened all the time - until we settled him with caring adoptive parents Helen and Steve
“Freddie was a three-month-old baby when he came to us. He’d been taken into care at just seven weeks. His mother was in prison with drug misuse problems and his father had died
“We’d heard the process can be difficult and take a long time, but after a meeting a Coram social worker we felt instantly lifted