Adoption in North Lincolnshire

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Time to adopt? Time to talk to us!

North Lincolnshire is looking for adoptive parents. We are looking for people who can make a real difference to the children we care for. Do you think you are who we are looking for?

We know that making the decision to adopt is one of the biggest steps that anyone can take but it is also one of the most rewarding. We would like to hear from people who can offer time, commitment, patience and a loving and stable home. There is no such thing as a ‘typical’ adopter and we want people who have different experiences and different things to offer. This is to reflect the various different ages and needs of the children we are family finding for.

We welcome all applicants over the age of 21 years including married couples, couples living together in a stable relationship, same sex couples living together or in a civil partnership and single applicants.

We welcome interest from those who live in North Lincolnshire and from those who live outside of North Lincolnshire. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, class, culture, disability, race or sexual orientation.

If you are interested in finding out more about being an adoptive parent please:

Whichever way you choose to get in touch, our Adoption team will provide further information about the process.

We are a small, experienced and dedicated Adoption team who work hard to provide the best possible service that we can. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Tell us what you think

We are always looking for feedback about our services. We use this feedback to develop. Let us know what you think by completing our online consultation form.

Ofsted regulates the Adoption Service and carries out inspections to assess that we are meeting the Adoption National Minimum Standards 2014 (England) and Adoption Regulations 2013 (England).

We proudly hold an ‘Outstanding’ judgement from our last inspection in 2017.

You can read the Ofsted report on the Ofsted website and see for yourself!