Rotherham Adoption Agency is looking for families for children of all ages in particular families who would consider sibling groups, older children and children with additional needs.


What is adoption

Adoption is a when you provide a permanent family for a child who cannot live with their birth parents.

An adoptive parent takes on all the legal rights and responsibilities for the child that a birth family would normally have.

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What is adoption

The adoption journey

If you are thinking about adopting you should first gather as much information as possible to decide if this is right for you, by making an enquiry with us we will provide you with the information that you need to make a decision by sending you an information pack but also by a Social Worker visiting you at a time that is convenient for you.

Adoption journey one

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Adoption journey two

Stage one

Adoption journey three

Stage two

Adoption journey four

Family finding

Adoption journey five

Becoming parents

Adoption journey six

Post adoption support


Support and training

We recognise the importance of supporting adopters throughout their journey which includes support after you have adopted child. There are various ways in which we do this.

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Support and training

Children's stories

family one

Lucy and Jessica's story

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family two

Matthew's story

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Meet the team

Our team can answer your questions, discuss the adoption process in more detail and help you along the first steps of your journey.

Contact us for information on adoption in Rotherham and the adoption process or arrange an initial visit.

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Meet the team

Adoption events

We hold regular adoption events and drop-in sessions in Rotherham and the surrounding area.

We also invite adopters who are happy to share tips and info with people interested in becoming adopters.

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Adoption events

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Start your adoption journey

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