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We have children of all ages and backgrounds that need families, from babies and toddlers to older children and young people.

Some may have special needs such as learning difficulties or disabilities, others are looking for a family where they can live with their brothers and sisters. Could you provide both a family and a future for a child or sibling group?

Ready to find out more? You can ask us a question about adoption online - you don't need an account, just select the option 'Continue anonymously'. Make sure you include your contact details so that we can answer your question.

If you are ready to formally begin the process, then you can complete our online form to start your adoption journey with us.

Ways to contact us

  • Ask about adoption online - you don't need an account, just select the option 'Continue anonymously'. Make sure you include your contact details so that we can answer your question.
  • Call us - 03000 269 400.
  • Email us - adoption@durham.gov.uk.
  • Come along to one of our information events or contact us to arrange a private appointment.

Information events

Find out about the adoption process, meet other parents who have adopted children, and speak us about any questions, doubts or worries you may have.

Call in at any time - you don't need to book an appointment.

DateLocationTime
Friday 17 May 2019Durham Leadership Centre
Education Development Centre
Enterprise Way
Spennymoor
DL16 6YP ยท
any time between 4.15pm and 6.15pm
Thursday 13 June 2019County Hall
Durham
DH1 5UQ
any time between 4.30pm and 6.30pm
Friday 19 July 2019County Hall
Durham
DH1 5UQ
any time between 3.30pm and 5.00pm
Thursday 8 August 2019County Hall
Durham
DH1 5UQ
any time between 4.30pm and 6.30pm

 

Contact us
Adoption
03000 269 400
Our address is:
  • Children and Young People's Services
  • Spectrum 8
  • Spectrum Business Park
  • Seaham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • SR7 7TT
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