I’m unemployed. Can I adopt?

Posted on: 20 June 2013

Yes, we’re more interested in the experience and skills you can offer to a child in need of a loving and permanent home. We will talk to you about finances to help you plan realistically for the child. Some agencies that we work with may offer financial assistance if a child has special needs.

You will be able to access benefits for families.

You may be eligible for Statutory Adoption Pay.

You may be able to access income support.