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

Adopter Stories

Adopters are from a wide variety of backgrounds, cultures, ages, ethnicities, as unique and diverse as the children currently waiting for 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.

Sumiya & Shahid

“The first moment we saw him, our hearts melted. Those big brown eyes and wide smile. We knew we were makin...

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Ash & Graham

Ash & Graham

We are an interabled married couple from the Durham. I have cerebral palsy and use a wheelchair. Quite righ...

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Ruth

Ruth

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

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Peter & Andrew

Peter & Andrew

Peter & Andrew adopted with Adoption Matters and their little boy was placed just before the Covid-19 l...

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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 an...

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Tom & Amy

Tom & Amy

“We looked around at a few different agencies, both local authority and voluntary agencies but it was from ...

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Why choose Adoption Matters?

Hear from adoptive parents on why they chose to adopt with a Voluntary Adoption Agency.