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Prospective adopters

Frequently asked questions

Find out how our online family-finding facility works, how we protect the children we feature, and what to do if you find a child who could be a suitable match for your family.

Answers to some frequently asked questions that adopters might have about 'Children Who Wait' online.

Privacy and security

The security and privacy of children featured on 'Children Who Wait' online is Adoption UK's prime consideration.

Find out how we safeguard the children featured and the information and photographs about them.

Advice on how to talk to agencies

Contacting adoption agencies about a child who you may want to consider adopting is likely to be both exciting and daunting.

Read some useful guidelines to consider when enquiring about children featured online.