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Our adopters below have shared their real stories about their own personal adoption journey.

Adopter Stories

Our adopters are from a wide variety of backgrounds, cultures, ages, ethnicities, as unique and diverse as the 2,400+ children currently waiting for a forever home through adoption. There is no ‘perfect’ adopter. What they all have in common is the time, commitment, stability and love in their lives to offer a child or children.

Ruth

Ruth

Ruth, 44, talks about her journey to adoption with Adoption Matters. “I looked into Adoption Matters, I ran...

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Rachel & Paul

Rachel shares her adoption story: "My husband, Paul and I adopted a sibling group of three children, Sarah,...

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Amy & Ben

Amy & Ben

Amy  and Ben, from Bolton have adopted six children, here Amy tells their adoption story. "My name is Amy a...

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Mike & Rebekah

Mike & Rebekah

Mike and his wife Rebekah adopted siblings, aged 3 and 4, through Adoption Matters and wanted to share thei...

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Charlie

Just over fifty years ago, I would have been arrested in the UK for promoting the fact I was a gay male. Ba...

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Emily & Ben

Emily and Ben felt Fostering For Adoption was the right route for them…   Emily and Ben always knew th...

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About Adoption Matters

Our video will provide an overview of what we do and our achievements for the year 2019-20.