Change a child's life
We have lots of different children that need adopting.
Children can only be placed for adoption when the Local Authority has legal authority to place which can be obtained in two ways:
Very few children are now voluntarily given up for adoption. The children waiting for adoption have usually been placed in care by the Court because they have suffered, or are likely to suffer, significant harm. Efforts are made to help families so that their child/ren can return to them, but if this is not possible, then adoption is usually the best plan to give the child a secure future. The Court will then make a Placement Order to authorise the child’s placement for adoption.
There has been a major change in adoption in recent years, so that nowadays there are very few babies available for adoption. The children that we are typically seeking adoptive homes for:
Children with additional needs need caring and sensitive new parents and we offer extensive support to help all adopters to understand and accommodate for the needs of each child. These children: