#YouCanAdopt is a nationwide adopter recruitment campaign which aims to raise awareness of adoption and bust myths around who is eligible.
People decide to adopt for many different reasons
You may decide to adopt for many different reasons. You may have experienced infertility. You may be single, LGBTQ+ or older. You may be considering adoption because of your deep commitment to children or the planet, or you may be an experienced parent looking to grow your family through adoption. Whatever the reason, we’re here to help.
There are children all over the country who need a lifelong family. They may be young or already at school, an individual or have siblings, from a range of ethnic, cultural and faith backgrounds or they may live with a disability or health needs. Whatever the situation, adoption can provide a loving family.
At least 3,540 children were adopted in 2018–2019
Over 78,150 children were in the care of local authorities in 2019