Sometimes being able to talk to someone makes all the difference.

Our helpline advisers offer practical suggestions, information and encouragement, or can point you in the right direction for specialist help. Wherever you are in the process, whatever difficulties you are having, make our helpline your first port of call.

We have four dedicated Helplines to support adopters and prospective adopters wherever you are in the UK.

Adoption UK Helpline:  

England numberavailable to Adoption UK members Tuesday and Friday, 10:30am - 2:00pm (Term time only):

  • 07904 793974

Monday to Thursday 10.00am - 4.00pm and Friday 10.00am - 2.30pm

  • Northern Ireland - 028 9077 5211

Monday - Friday 10.00am – 2.30pm

  • Scotland - 0131 201 2489

  • Wales - 02920 230319

Calls will be charged at standard network rates.

In addition: our Forum is also are a helpful source of peer to peer support where you can engage with other adopters. Click here to access the Forum.

Alternatively, Adoption UK members can contact us by using the form below: