Become a member

Join the thousands of prospective adopters, adoptive families and professionals that make up Adoption UK’s supportive community. Becoming a member ensures you’re up to date on the latest information and gives you access to additional support and guidance. By joining us, you’ll also be strengthening our organisation and campaigning voice; helping us continue to secure change in the areas that matter most to you.

Choose your membership type

Prospective adopters and adoptive families

Individual and FamilyWhether you are a prospective adopter, adoptive parent or long-term foster carer, our membership lets you connect safely with other adopters and gives you access to additional information and support on all aspects of adoptive parenting. If you are looking to start or grow your adoptive family, you also have the option of subscribing to our trusted family-finding service, ‘children who wait’.
Find out more about family membership and family-finding membership.


Schools MembershipUse your Pupil Premium funding to become an adoption-friendly school by joining Adoption UK.

Adoption UK is joining forces with others, in a bid to make every school attachment-aware. The aim is to provide all school leaders and teachers with knowledge, practical strategies, access to training, and a network of support through Adoption UK’s schools’ membership programme.
Find out more about schools membership

Adoption agencies

AgencyAs either a local authority or an independent adoption agency, our agency membership lets you access tailored support packages for the children and families in your care as well as discounts on placing features in our family-finding service, ‘children who wait’.
Find out more about agency membership.

For more information call us today on 01295 752240 or email membership@adoptionuk.org.uk