Adoption - the best decision you ever make...
At Adoption Counts, we'll be with you every step of the way.
You might have been thinking about adoption as a way to complete your family for a while, or this might be the first time you've decided to research adoption as a route for you.
Where ever you are on your adoption journey, we can help.
If you're wondering where to start, we have a free guide that could help. Our Adoption Information Pack will break down the process and timescales, share the stories of other adoptive parents and help you decide if adoption is right for you at the moment.
Would I be allowed to adopt?
You don’t have to be ‘perfect’ to adopt a child or children, since each adoption is as unique as the people being brought together. In order to meet the needs of children waiting for an adoptive family, we encourage enquiries from a diverse section of the community, irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, disability, race or faith. Here at Adoption Counts, we have a network of proud adoptive parents who have made the decision to adopt a child or children with us. Find out more about their personal adoption journeys here.
Who are the children that need adopting?
We are currently looking for adopters for children of all ages. We are particularly reaching out for people who will consider children aged three years and above, sibling groups, children of a BME background (particularly from Black African and Black Caribbean communities) and children with complex needs.
What is the adoption process?
From the first enquiry, through to the day you welcome your child or children into your home, and beyond, we’ll be by your side. For a brief summary of each stage of the adoption process please visit our 'adoption process' page.
I'm ready to apply to adopt
If you'd like to take the first step, and have a chat with one of our team about adoption please fill out our enquiry form. We'll then get in touch with you to talk through next steps.