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

Visit the One Adoption North and Humber website

The regional adoption service also includes -

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

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

One Adoption North and Humber Hull Office

Text 'ADOPT' to 81888(standard text rate)

Telephone 0345 305 2576


Visit the First4Adoption website for more information

Our joined up approach to delivering adoption services -

•    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 continue to work in our local area, with children’s social work staff, to make sure 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.

If you are interested in adopting, we encourage you to get in touch with us. We welcome interest in adoption from people from all walks of life. We treat everybody who is interested in adoption individually because what really matters most to a child is who you are as a person and whether you can offer a child a secure, stable and caring home.

Adoption Support information

Adoption is life changing for adults and children, find out more about -

who can adopt 

children who need adopting

the adoption process

adopter family stories

support for families who adopt

adoption information events

questions about adoption

Find out more about birth family contact (the letterbox service)