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Information and Support - Adoption and Fostering

If you, or someone you know, have been affected by adoption issues, the following organisations may be able to help.

Consortium of Voluntary Adoption Agencies (CVAA) UK

Consortium of Voluntary Adoption Agencies (CVAA) UK provide support and guidance to people interested in adoption.

Visit the CVAA website

Barnardo's

Phone: 08000 277 280

Visit the Barnardo's website

First4Adoption

Phone: 0300 222 0022

Visit the First4Adoption website

Scotland's Adoption Register

Scotland's Adoption Register website provides information on the adoption process in Scotland and offers a search facility for recognised agencies.

Visit Scotland's Adoption Register website

Health and Social Care (HSC) Adoption & Fostering

Health and Social Care (HSC) Adoption & Fostering recruit and support foster carers and adopters across the five HSC Trusts in Northern Ireland.

Visit the Health and Social Care (HSC) Adoption & Fostering website.

The National Adoption Service

The National Adoption Service provides information on all aspects of adoption across Wales.

Visit The National Adoption Service website

Related Information and Support

If you have also been affected by pregnancy issues, organisations listed on our Pregnancy support page may be able to help.

You can see a list of current BBC Action Line support on the Action Line A-Z page.