Northern Ireland

We provide support to adopters and prospective adopters in Northern Ireland through a dedicated office, based in Belfast. This page provides information on adoption and the kind of support we can provide for adopters in Northern Ireland.

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This annual publication details statistical information on children adopted from care in Northern Ireland during the last financial year.

A range of information is available about these children and their adopters as well as the duration between the various stages of the adoption process. 

Download and view the statistical information:

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