Information from the Government on adoption in UK.
Support and advocacy for those parenting or supporting children who cannot live with their birth parents.
Helpline: 0300 666 0006 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am – 2.30pm for England, Wales & Scotland and Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm for N. Ireland)
Information from CoramBAAF for pregnant women considering adoption as best option for their baby.
The Consortium of Voluntary Adoption Agencies, provide information about adoption and specialist adoption services to children and families.
An information service for adopting in England.
CorumBAAF information on Kinship Care, also known as ‘family and friends care’.
A network for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) adoptive and foster families. Offering support when considering adoption or fostering, both throughout the process and once you have adopted or fostered.
Provides locally based adoption services across all of Wales and Herefordshire.
The Adoption Contact Register is for anyone adopted or for relatives of anyone adopted who have an interest in finding their family.
A BAAF search service for adopted people, birth relatives and adoptive relatives.
A range of services for anyone in Scotland separated by adoption.
Specialist support for all affected by adoption. Also offer access to adoption records, searching and intermediary services.
Working with local authorities to provide a broad range of fostering and adoption services, including placements for children with extra needs.
Independent care agency working in Scotland to help both those looking to foster a child and the children themselves to find a placement.
Impartial advice and information for those considering fostering and for foster carers.
Helpline: 0800 040 7675 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm)
Online information, advice and support for kinship carers at every stage of the kinship journey.
Providing foster families for children and young people in the care of local authorities.
Enquiries: 0330 123 2250 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm)
Information about becoming a foster parent.