“I don’t really know if I will ever be able to thank my children for what they have given to me. This is not some sickly fairy story of how perfect our lives or our children are. Things have got tough and can still be very challenging.”
children with adoptive
parents in 2019
Can I adopt if….?
There are many myths about adoption; we regularly get asked, ‘can I adopt if…’
We are not married
Whether you are married, single, in a relationship, or in a civil partnership, we welcome your application.
I am too young
You must be over 21 years old to adopt a child. We treat applications for all ages equally.
We are in a same sex relationship
We accept adopters regardless of gender identity or sexuality. We have many LGBTQ+ adopters!
I am single
Yes of course! You will receive the same training that all other adopters receive, preparing you to be the best parent you can be for a child.
I am too old
There is no upper age limit to adopt. We will consider your ability to care for a child into their adulthood and your own health and lifestyle.
I have pets
Pets are part of the family to. We welcome people with pets that are family friendly and consider your current family circumstances when matching you with your future child/ren.