Our latest Ofsted inspection report January 2023 - rated 'Outstanding' in all areas. Ofsted Outstanding since 2008, Adoption Matters is the ONLY adoption service in the UK to receive 5 Ofsted Outstanding ratings in a row.
CVAA Guide - Advice from adopters about adopting brothers and sisters
Adoption Connections is a peer support group of adopted adults who meet once a month to listen, share our experiences of being adopted, exchange support and discuss ideas. The group meetings are chaired by volunteer adopted adults.
We know that going back to school can be an exciting time for many children, but for some children with additional needs and sensory processing differences, it can be a stressful time. Take a look at this Back to School Survival Kit put together by the Sensory Integration Education.
Read about our achievements from our adoption service, adoption support and therapy services.
A guide for prospective and approved adoptive families about adopting a child from a different ethnicity
Children adopted from care can have ongoing needs, and you and your child may benefit from support. This leaflet outlines the support adopters in England may be entitled to
Our Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy for Adoptive Parents
This report is from a small-scale mixed methods research study funded by a consortium of agencies (Barnardo’s, Adoption Matters and Caritas Care) delivering early permanence adoption services for children in three areas of England (The North West, Yorkshire and Humber, and Staffordshire/Stoke).
All about our Centre for Adoption Support, what it is and what it offers.
The bespoke Early Support package offered by our Centre for Adoption Support is uniquely adapted to each individual family’s needs and aimed at encouraging positive bonds between parents and children, as well as encouraging healthy relationships between siblings.
Children adopted from care can have ongoing needs, and you and your child may benefit from support. This leaflet outlines the support adopters in England may be entitled to.