Welcome to the family

“We desperately need people to adopt siblings and older children over four years, including pairs of siblings; they all have a wide range of needs.

“Do you live in North Devon or Torridge? We are in great need of adoptive families in this area. Please do get in contact if you are thinking of adoption.

“Are you considering adopting a child under four years old? Here at Devon Adoption, we offer fostering for adoption, to protect these children from experiencing multiple moves within the care system. Continue reading

“We’re part of Adopt South West – a partnership of councils working together to make the adoption process quicker and simpler.

“Your ability to care is what matters most. We are always looking for people who can adopt the children waiting for a permanent home and a forever family. Could it be yours?”

Mark Berry, Devon Adoption’s County Manager – 2018

If you can provide a loving, permanent and secure home for a child, we want to hear from you. Meet us for a coffee and find out more at one of our monthly events, where you can talk to adopters. Check out our information sessions.

Adopting a child can be hard work and very challenging, it is a lifelong commitment and your new child will become part of your forever family. You will need an open mind and plenty of patience. It’s a big decision for any family to take, but the rewards are immeasurable for everyone. Read family stories from Devon adopters . Make the difference and begin your adventure.

We hope that the information on this website will inspire and encourage you to take the first steps to completing your family through Devon Adoption.

 

What's new?

Kath Drescher appointed as Service Manager for Adopt South West

Kath is known to many adopters and staff, and she has been a part of the development of Adopt South West to date. She is passionate about the development and delivery of high-quality adoption services. Continue reading

Monthly events – our next Devon information session

Come along and meet us. Our events are a great way to find out more about adoption. Over coffee, talk to adoption social workers and families who adopt, see a presentation, find out more about the application process and get your questions answered. Continue reading

Privacy notice for adoption

This privacy notice tells you what to expect us to do with your personal information when you make contact with us or use one of our services. Continue reading

New Regional Adoption Agency will reduce waiting times for children awaiting adoption

Local authority adoption services in Devon, Plymouth, Torbay and Somerset are joining forces to become a single regional adoption service, under the banner Adopt South West. Continue reading