LGBTQ+ Adoption

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Adoption Matters

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

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The Process

The adoption process starts with your first email or call to us, right through to a child's first years with you and beyond. Below is an overview of the stages of the adoption process to give you an idea of what to expect. We have had to adapt many of our processes around the current Covid-19 restrictions. We ensure that our work is now conducted safely adhering to the latest guidance using a mixture of online technology as well as some face-to-face meetings where it is safe and appropriate to do so.

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Enquiry
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Informal Visit
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Registration of Interest (Stage 1)
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Training
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Application (Stage 2)
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Stage 2
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Panel
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Approval
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Family Finding
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Match
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Placement
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Support
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Meet some of the 2,030+ children waiting to be adopted

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Carrie-May – Aged 6

Carrie-May – Aged 6

Carrie May (6) is a bright little girl who loves all things girly. She likes to sing along to songs that sh...

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Barney and Mason – Aged 6 and 3

Barney and Mason – Aged 6 and 3

Barney (5) and Mason (3) are brothers who have always lived together, and want to stay together. They have ...

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Lola – Aged 4

Lola – Aged 4

Lola (4) has a cheeky personality and a lovely smile. She likes sensory activities such as popping bubbles,...

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Jayden – Aged 2

Jayden – Aged 2

  Jayden (2) is a happy, smiley boy who loves to be around people. He likes to make a lot of noise and...

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Kira and Olivia – Aged 5 and 2

Kira and Olivia – Aged 5 and 2

Kira (5) and Olivia (2). Kira has had a lot of changes in her life and she needs a family who can give her ...

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Upcoming Events

Check out our latest recruitment, fundraising and Centre for Adoption Support events.

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General & Fundraising Events

07 Aug
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Stoke Pride

Saturday 7 August 12 noon to 6pm We are back after the amazing event in 2019 at Stoke Pride 2021. Look out ...

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21 Aug
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Teddy Bears’ Picnic and Open Garden

  Grab your Teddy Bear, picnic and blanket and join us for our Teddy Bears’ Picnic and Open Garden eve...

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18 Sep
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Trekfest – The Beacons

Early Bird 1 Registration Fee - 25km  Option A - Minimum Sponsorship - £45+£130 Option B - Self-Funding - £...

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Adoption Info Events

24 Aug
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Online Adoption Information Event

Our online adoption information events are a convenient way to find out more about adoption and our Outstan...

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07 Sep
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Online Adoption Information Event

Our online adoption information events are a convenient way to find out more about adoption and our Outstan...

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23 Sep
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Online Adopting with Concurrent Planning information event

In line with the latest Government guidance on Covid-19, we have replaced our usual face to face informatio...

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Centre for Adoption Support Events

04 Aug
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Webinar – You and Your Support Network

About this Webinar: We understand that many adopted children can face challenges as a result of early life ...

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16 Aug
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Webinar – Nurtured Heart Approach

About this webinar: This webinar offers an introduction to those new to the subject, or a refresher to thos...

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08 Sep
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Webinar – You and Your Support Network

About this Webinar: We understand that many adopted children can face challenges as a result of early life ...

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