Therapeutic Intensive Adoption Support Services

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Our range of therapeutic intensive adoption support services is very complex and individual packages of therapeutic support can be designed to meet each family’s assessed needs.

Available therapeutic intensive adoption support interventions include:

  • Theraplay® Informed Interventions
  • Extensive Therapeutic Life Story Work
  • Therapeutic Parenting Support:
  • Clinical Psychology
    • Play Therapy
    • Drama Therapy
    • Art Therapy
    • Filial Therapy
    • Music Therapy
    • Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy
    • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing

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SafeBase for Schools

SafeBase for Schools enables school staff to effectively support adopted pupils, and those in care, to reach their potential. It provides practical strategies for support.

SafeBase in the Teenage Years

SafeBase in the Teenage Years is our 2-day therapeutic parenting course for adoptive parents and carers of teenagers.

SafeBase Therapeutic Parenting Programme

SafeBase is After Adoption's flagship therapeutic parenting programme. It creates a strong foundation for loving and lasting relationships, giving children the confidence to feel safe and secure with their parents/carers.

TalkAdoption Camps and
Short Breaks

Our therapeutic residential camps help build the confidence and self-esteem of adopted young people, giving the whole family a well-deserved break. They provide adventure and create a memorable and meaningful experience.


TalkAdoption is a national programme which offers adopted children and young people a safe space to meet. It aims to improve young people’s self-confidence and reduce their sense of isolation through creative and inspiring group activities and discussion.


BirthTies provides a bespoke service to birth parents whose children have been adopted, or where adoption is being considered for their child.

Breaking the Cycle

Breaking the Cycle, a Midlands-based project, supports birth mothers suffering grief and loss, teaching them the importance of self-care and helping to build their self-esteem.


After Adoption has produced a range of resources for everyone affected by adoption, as well as professionals.

Family Events and Activities

After Adoption offers many family events and activities, so adoptive parents can meet informally with adoption support workers to discuss worries, as well as meet with other parents.

More Family Support

Our qualified team provide adoption support assessments on behalf of local authorities.

Parent Groups

Our monthly groups for parents cover many topics related to adoption, such as managing challenging behaviours, identity, child internet safety and grief and loss.


ReUnite helps adopted young people and adults to safely access their adoption records, when they feel ready, providing advice, support and counselling. It also helps adults searching for relatives, providing support to both parties during the process of search, intermediary and reunion.

Training and events

After Adoption provides a range of training opportunities for those working within the sector, to support professional development and inform best practice.

Get in touch

To find out more call: 0161 839 4932 or email

To make a referral please follow the link below and complete the online form.

Professionals Referral Form

Useful links

ActionLine: 0800 0 568 578
Family Finding and Adoption Support