For people thinking about adopting a child

Be My Parent
An adoption and fostering service for children in the UK, with a family-finding website and monthly newspaper with feature articles.

First4Adoption
The dedicated information service for people interested in adopting a child in England.

TACT (The Adolescent and Children’s Trust)

A children’s charity offering fostering and adoption services.

Adoption UK

National self-help group run by and for adoptive parents and foster carers, offering support before, during and after adoption.


For adopted people, birth parents and adoptive parents

Adoption UK

National self-help group run by and for adoptive parents and foster carers, offering support before, during and after adoption.

Adoption Search Reunion

Information for adopted people, birth relatives and adoptive parents in England and Wales.

Birthlink

A range of services in Scotland for people separated by adoption.

Post Adoption Centre

Counselling and family support for those involved in adoption.

After Adoption

Information, counselling, and individual and group support.

PACT (Parents and Children Together)

Confidential services for anyone affected by adoption.