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.

Adoption UK members can access the England Helpline number and details by logging in here and then accessing the Resources area (from the tab underneath the Donate button) and choosing Helpline Members Only from the categories menu. 

Not a member and would like to join Adoption UK click here.

Links to related organisations and resources related to adoption click here.
Asking for help? Click here.

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 a helpful source of peer to peer support where you can engage with other adopters. Click here to access the Forum.