5 tips for people thinking about adopting

So you’re thinking about growing your family through adoption, but don’t know where to start?


It can be overwhelming when you first start looking into adoption.


But don’t worry.


We will give you a few tips to make sure you cover all bases.


  1. Do your research – use reliable websites to gain more understanding of adoption. You can never research enough when it comes to adoption. Researching will help you decide whether it’s the right route for you or not. We would recommend listening to the You Can Adopt podcasts


  1. Talk to someone that has been through the process – people that have gone through the process can provide real insight into the world of adoption. If you don’t know anyone, come along to our information sessions. We invite an adopter on to talk about their adoption journey – book your place here


  1. Watch YouTube videos – there are some great adoption videos online from real adopters. Don’t forget, we also have our own YouTube channel for you to check out. Click here to watch our videos


  1. Attend information sessions – attend different agencies’ information sessions and read their information packs. Request our information pack here


  1. Take your time – the decision to grow your family through adoption is a big decision. Take your time and make sure it’s the route you want to go down. Contact us if you have any specific questions, there is no such thing as a silly question.

And all the best with your journey…