Welcome to Faith in Families’ website

Covid-19 means our office is closed to visitors but staff, working remotely, are providing the same (Oftsed rated) ‘Outstanding‘ services.

Contact us on email enquiries@faithinfamilies.org or

tel: 0115 955 8811. If we’re not there, the answerphone is regularly checked.

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

    We welcome enquiries. Our First Thursday information events are currently suspended but see our comprehensive  Information Page and complete a contact form , and we’ll follow-up with a phone call. We’re happy to speak by phone or email, and answer 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: enquiries@faithinfamilies.org . We’ll respond quickly.

Our Easter Appeal 2021 – in aid of

better child mental health – is now live.

See how you can support us!


Are you interested in adoption?

Read FAQs about who can adopt, learn about the process, and get full information on next steps

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. 

Patron, adoptive mum & Olympic ice skater Jayne Torvill OBE, talks about adoption’s positive impact