• Children waiting

    Who are the children waiting for adoption?

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    Children waiting
  • Shining a light on adoption

    in Chester

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    Shining a light on adoption
  • Social Worker of the Year

    Congratulations Rachael

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    Social Worker of the Year
  • we celebrated our 70th anniversary

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  • How you can support us

    There are many ways you can support our charity

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    How you can support us

Adoption Matters | A children’s charity specialising in adoption and adoption support.

Impressive* services that help prepare and support you every step of the way

*Ofsted report August 2014 which describes us as 'Outstanding'

Just over half of
children waiting
are in sibling groups
of 2 or more

We make sure we match the right child, with the right family

We work with local authorities across the whole UK meaning a wider pool of children

2,050 children
waiting for
adoption

From the first phone call, to the first grandchild. We're here for you.

Established in 1947 - we offer a wealth of experience.

76 placements
in 2016/17