Adopting in York

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We're one of 5 councils in the northern Yorkshire and Humber area delivering adoption services as part of One Adoption North and Humber.

The regional adoption service also includes:

  • East Riding of Yorkshire Council
  • Hull City Council
  • North East Lincolnshire Council
  • North Yorkshire County Council

If you live in or near these areas and you're interested in adopting contact One Adoption North and Humber for more information.

Visit First4Adoption for general information on adoption.

One Adoption North and Humber

Our joined-up approach to delivering adoption services will:

  • allow children to be placed in a more timely way
  • help support you on your adoption journey
  • reach a wider audience of potential adopters
  • enable us to develop our services more effectively
  • share good practice across the region

Our adoption staff will continue to work in our local area, with children’s social work staff, to ensure continuity of care and support for children and families - our priority is to place children needing adoption without delay, and with families able to meet their needs, while streamlining the assessment and approval process for people who want to adopt.

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Adoption information

Adoption is life changing for adults and children; find out more about:

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