Find an agency near you

To adopt a child in the UK you need to be approved to adopt by an adoption agency. Find an Agency is a database of adoption and fostering agencies in the UK. Most agencies are part of the local authority children's services (in England and Wales) or social work (in Scotland) department. There are also independent agencies run by charities.

For a list of agencies in your area, please enter your postcode into the box below:


  • Aberdeen City Council

    Alternative Family Care
    Education and Children’s Services
    Business Hub 8
    First Floor North, Marischal College, Broad Street
    AB10 1AB

  • Adoption Focus

    Adoption Focus at the Family Society
    St Gerard's Offices
    Coventry Road
    B46 3ED