Searching for answers about adoption?

Adoption touches the lives of one in four people in the UK. If your life is affected by adoption you may be searching for answers to particular questions. At After Adoption, we offer independent services to support individuals and families at any stage of the adoption journey, acknowledging that this is lifelong. 

Who we help

Peter Byrne
Peter
Finding my birth family has added a new dynamic to my life

Natalie
Battling substance abuse, Natalie was struggling to deal with her children's adoption
Through working with After Adoption, Jane drew up plans for Molly to gain contact with her birth grandmother
Jane
I needed help in arranging direct contact with my daughter's birth grandmother
Polly adopted 2 girls through Families that Last
Polly
From our first meeting with the Families that Last team, we felt listened to and valued.

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Get Involved

Run for us

Put yourself in his shoes by running for us this year

We've got spaces in lots of the biggest runs in the country which you can take part in for us.

Vietnam Bike Ride

For those of you in search of the charity cycle challenge of a lifetime, Vietnam won't fail to leave an indelible mark on you!

Buy one of our resources

We've got lots of resources for people involved with adoption. Click here to find out more.

Information for Professionals

Our services and how to commission them

Commission our work

Find out about the services we offer to local authorities

Support for Adoptive families

Our SafeBase parenting programme supports adoptive families who are struggling to support their children

Family finding services

Thinking of adoption

We can help local authorities to find homes for children in need of adoption