Choose adoption

Every child needing adoption has their own unique history and story

There are children all over the country looking for loving homes.

From younger children to older children, single children to sibling groups, no matter their background, all they need is an adoptive family to change their life.

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Black adopted siblings

Did you know

If you can provide a safe, stable, loving home for a child, chances are you can adopt


If you are single, married or in a long term relationship

Regardless of your ethnicity, gender identity, sexuality or faith

If you are 21 years of age or older

If you have a disability or are managing health conditions

If you are either employed or not, or on benefits

If you already have children or not

Adoption steps

Adoption is the chance to change a child's life

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Getting started on your adoption journey

Agency types

You can start your adoption journey with a Regional Adoption Agency (RAA), a Local Authority (LA) or an independent Voluntary Adoption Agency (VAA).

Family image – The Hathaways and their 6 children