Contact information

If you are enquiring about adopting a child..

Talk to us – we’re listening. Our dedicated team is on hand to answer all of your queries and concerns. If you'd like to receive more information or start your application form, please fill in our form here.

Pick up the phone and call us on 0300 123 2676

If no one is there to answer your call, leave your name and number and someone from our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Email: contact

Social media:

You can contact us on Twitter @Adoption_Counts or facebook


If you are enquiring about something else..

If you are an approved adopter enquiring about support when your social worker is unavailable, please ring our duty system on 0161 234 5268. 

If you are a birth relative enquiring about letterbox please contact your allocated letterbox coordinator or ring 0161 234 5268.

If you are an adopted adult enquiring about access to records or other support please contact the local authority in which you live or call 0161 234 5268.


Adoption Counts, Etrop Court, 25 Rowlandsway,Wythenshawe, Manchester M22 5RG




"We expected that the change to Adoption Counts may result in delays, but it has been anything but that."
Rebecca and Michael