Adoption Support Passport (ASP)
This page tells you about the Adoption Support Passport (ASP) which can help adoptive families with education, pay and leave, housing and access to the Adoption Support Fund.
Got a question about adoption support? Contact us for advice on where to get help.
What's available through the ASF?
The following may be available to help your child with their education:
- Free early years education places for two year olds. Find out more about help with childcare costs.
- Priority access to a school which is suitable for them. Find out more about school admission for adopted children.
- The Pupil Premium allows schools to access additional funding to help them support adopted children.
Adoption pay and leave
Adoption pay and leave is available when your child first comes to live with you. Check with your employer for their individual policy.
If you live in social housing and claim Housing Benefit or Universal Credit, you may be entitled to priority housing. Contact your local housing service for advice and information.
Adoption Support Fund (ASF)
The can help you access therapeutic support for your child. This can include an assessment of their mental health and advice on therapies which could help.
What other support is there?
Visit our information to find out more about other local support services.