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Adoption is one of the most challenging as well as the most rewarding ways of making a difference to a child’s life. We know that caring for children is a tremendously important task and we aim to guide you through the journey you will take if you decide you want to adopt a child.

Adoption is a lifelong commitment providing a loving, permanent family for a child or children who cannot return to their birth family. When you adopt you take on all the legal rights and responsibilities for your child.

There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding adoption, and many people rule themselves out without finding out all the facts. If you would like to find out more about adopting and what this involves then we urge you not to rule yourself out – but count yourself in.

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 Email: Cs-adoptionandfostering@worcestershire.gov.uk

 0800 633 5442 (Freephone available during office hours)

 Adoption Service, PO Box 589, Worcester, WR4 4AH

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External websites

  • Adoption UK
    Adoption UK is a national charity run by and for adopters, providing self-help information, advice, support and training on all aspects of adoption and adoptive parenting
  • British Association for Adoption and Fostering
    The Homepage for a British charity that supports children who are adopted or fostered
  • Children's Legal Centre
    Provide free independent legal advice to children, parents and carers
  • Family Rights Group (FRG)
    Provides advice to parents and family members whose children are involved with or require social care services
  • Department of Health
    The Homepage of an organisation that resolves issues to do with health
  • The Grandparents' Association
    Supports grandparents who are caring for their grandchildren on a full-time basis and those who have lost or are losing contact with them
  • Grandparents Plus
    Champions the role of grandparents and the wider family in children's lives, especially when they take on the caring role
  • Ofsted
    The Homepage of a charity who want to safeguard all children
  • Family Lives
    The Homepage of a website that helps parents deal with family lives
  • Somebody Else's Child
    The Homepage full of information on privately fostering children
  • The Fostering Network
    The Homepage of the UK's leading charity for foster care
  • Voice
    Advocacy organisation for children living away from home or in need
  • Young Minds
    An organisation that works to improve the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people and empowering their parents and carers

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This page was last reviewed 14 April 2014 at 16:52.
The page is next due for review 11 October 2015.