Adoption

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Rated GOOD by Ofsted in October 2018

Thank you for considering adoption

We are looking for families for children for a range of ages - from babies through to older children. The information you will need to begin your adoption journey can be found on this page as well as the information bar to the left.

Adoption is a legal way for a child or young person (up to 18 years) to gain a new legal parent(s). Legally, it is as if they had been born to their new parents once they are adopted.

If you are interested in adopting, we have a lot of information on the pages that can be found on the navigation bar on the left (or under this page if you are on mobile).

If you would rather speak to one of us, or if you are ready to apply to adopt then you can request a call back.

Alternatively, we host an information evening every month that that runs from 6pm to 8pm that you may attend:

Wednesday 17 April 2019 at Hetton Centre, Welfare Road, Hetton le Hole, DH5 9NE

Tuesday 14 May 2019 at Bede Tower, Burdon Rd, Sunderland, SR2 7DZ

Wednesday 12 June 2019 at Hetton Centre, Welfare Road, Hetton le Hole, DH5 9NE

Tuesday 16 July 2019 at Bede Tower, Burdon Rd, Sunderland, SR2 7DZ 

Wednesday 14 August 2019 at Hetton Centre, Welfare Road, Hetton le Hole, DH5 9NE

Tuesday 17 September 2019 at Bede Tower, Burdon Rd, Sunderland, SR2 7DZ

A full list of our 2019 dates can be found on our Events page.

You can also contact us by calling 0191 561 2221 or by emailing us at adoption@togetherforchildren.org.uk.

Find out more in the downloads below which includes files such as: our expression of interest form and an information pack.

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Adoption Expression of Interest Form

Click here to download our Adoption Expression of Interest Form

Adopting with Sunderland - Information Pack

Click here to download our Adopting with Together for Children information pack

Special Guardianship Order Passport

Information about Special Guardianships and the support services offered by Together For Children

Special Guardianship Order - Information Pack

Download our Special Guardianship Order Information Pack

TFC Adoption Passport

Download our Adoption Passport: a support guide for adoptive parents

Adoption Service: Statement of Purpose

Adoption Statement of Purpose

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