'Make their future part of yours'
Adoption is one of the most challenging as well as the most
rewarding ways of making a difference to a child’s life. We know
that caring for children is a tremendously important task and we
aim to guide you through the journey you will take if you decide
you want to adopt a child.
Adoption is a lifelong commitment providing a loving, permanent
family for a child or children who cannot return to their birth
family. When you adopt you take on all the legal rights and
responsibilities for your child.
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A free phone call service for information and advice on
Frequently Asked Questions
- Adoption UK
Adoption UK is a
national charity run by and for adopters, providing self-help
information, advice, support and training on all aspects of
adoption and adoptive parenting
- British Association for Adoption and
The Homepage for a British charity that supports
children who are adopted or fostered
- Children's Legal
Provide free independent legal advice to children, parents and
- Family Rights Group (FRG)
Provides advice to parents and family members whose children are
involved with or require social care services
- Department of Health
of an organisation that resolves issues to do with health
- The Grandparents'
Supports grandparents who are caring for their grandchildren
on a full-time basis and those who have lost or are losing contact
- Grandparents Plus
Champions the role of grandparents and the wider family in
children's lives, especially when they take on the caring
The Homepage of a
charity who want to safeguard all children
- Family Lives
The Homepage of
a website that helps parents deal with family lives
- Somebody Else's
The Homepage full of information on
privately fostering children
- The Fostering Network
Homepage of the UK's leading charity for foster care
Advocacy organisation for
children living away from home or in need
- Young Minds
organisation that works to improve the emotional wellbeing and
mental health of children and young people and empowering their
parents and carers
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This page was last reviewed 24 April 2013 at 16:03.
The page is next due for review 21 October 2014.