Thank you for visiting Faith in Families website.

Following the most recent advice regarding Covid-19 our offices are currently closed
but our services are still being provided.  

Are you looking to find out more about adoption? You’ve come to the right place. We have been rated Outstanding by Ofsted in our last 6 inspections

        We welcome your adoption enquiry. Our First Thursday Information Events are not taking place at present, however please fill out our contact form and we will send you a copy of the presentation for you to watch and we will then follow this up with a phone call to you. You can also listen to an interview with our adopters here.

We are always happy to speak with you by phone or email and to answer any questions that you may have so please get in touch via the contact form if you want to know more about adoption. There is also a video of of Q&As about the process here.

For the Adoption Service and the Schools Social Work Service please make contact via staff email address in the first instance or on their work mobile phones. If you don’t know the email of the person you need, please email and we will get back to you as soon as possible. For urgent matters please ring 0115 9558811 there is an alternative number to call on the answerphone message.


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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, is helping us to spread the important message about adoption.