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Due to Covid-19 our offices are closed. Staff are working remotely to provide our usual ‘Outstanding‘ services (as rated six times, by Ofsted). For urgent matters ring 0115 9558811. If we’re not there please leave a message, our answerphone is checked regularly.


Want more information on adoption?

Is 2021 the year you become a parent or grow your family?

    We welcome enquiries. Our First Thursday information events are currently suspended but complete a contact form and we’ll send a full presentation, and follow up with a phone call. We’re happy to speak by phone or email, and answer any questions. You could also hear what adopters have to say about their experiences OR watch a video on the adoption process.


For Adoption Support or School Social Work services

please make initial contact via staff email addresses or mobile numbers. If you don’t know who to contact, email: . We’ll respond quickly.

Are you interested in adoption?

Learn about the process, what’s involved and what to do next. Read our FAQs about who can adopt.

Support for adoptive families

Advice and support for parents with adopted children and young people.

Are you an adopted person?

Find out about our services including birth record information, family tracing and intermediary services.

Training and Consultancy for professionals and parents

We offer a range of training, support packages, commissioned work and consultancy to organisations, professionals, and adoptive parents.

Schools and Communities

Our Schools Social Work Service provides a range of support based in schools across the region. 

Our patron and adoptive parent Jayne Torvill OBE, International ice skating champion, helps us spread the important message about adoption.