• Funded wellbeing training for schools in North Wales

    Understanding and supporting the mental health needs of adopted children and young people. Please share! Read more

  • Helping children recognise and manage their emotions at home and in school

    Join one of our Masterclass Sessions where parents, schools and professionals work together to support adopted learners. Read more

  • FASD Hub Wales

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  • PATHways (previously known as TESSA)

    An intervention programme that helps adoptive parents achieve better outcomes for their children by giving them early access to a clinical psychologist and peer support. It is based on the understanding that a child’s relationship with his or her parents or carers is one of the main keys to their development, and is founded on the principle of helping families, not fixing children. Read more

  • Non-Violent Resistance (NVR)

    Adoption UK Cymru offers a Non-Violent Resistance service to support parents, carers and practitioners. This includes training, advice, and one-to-one support. Read more

  • Training in Wales

    Training courses for adoptive parents, kinship carers and professionals working in adoption. Read more

  • Connected, Wales

    Connected is the name of our Children and Young People Service in Wales. Read more


  • Family Events Wales

    We hold a number of family events throughout the year to enable adoptive families to meet informally. We also run a number of courses where you can learn about important adoption related topics. Read more

  • The First 1000 Days (Wales)

    The First 1000 Days project is here for you from day 1, to offer a helping hand and a listening ear from a thriving community of fellow adopters. This project is available for adopters currently living in Wales. Read more

  • Blog

    For Wales related blogs visit our Latest blogs page, and filter by Wales. Read more

  • Community Groups Wales

    Join other Adoption UK members in Wales at one of our community group meetings. Read more

  • Wales information and support service

    As an additional service we are also able to offer specialist advice from the Helpline on a range of issues Read more


  • First 1000 Days Project

    Free access to lots of community events where you can meet other adoptive families and share the joy and learn from each other. Read more

  • Join the Big Adoption Conversation

    Adoption Voices Wales is the service that provides a feedback forum for the adoption community in Wales. Funded by the National Adoption Service and delivered in partnership with Adoption UK, the service seeks the views of people with lived experience of adoption each year to help guide future priorities. Read more

  • Employers in Wales

    To help businesses offer the right support to their employees, the National Adoption Service has developed an employer toolkit – a free guide for employers to help them support prospective and approved adopters and adoptees inside and outside of their businesses. Read more

  • Make your pledge

    Please help us influence the politicians who make decisions about adoption policy, by asking your MS to pledge their support for an equal chance for adopted people. Read more

  • Deputy Minister for Social Services issued personal apology to those affected by historic adoption practices

    During this year’s Big Adoption Conversation event, which brought together the adoption community to discuss the priorities for adoption in Wales, The Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan made a personal apology to those affected by historic adoption practices. Read more

  • We are delighted to share some very exciting news

    CONNECT – The National Service for Adopted Children and Young People, which is led by Adoption UK Cymru, has achieved the National Participation Kitemark, awarded by Children In Wales and endorsed by the Welsh Government. Read more

  • The first National Children and Young People Service Stakeholder Group (Wales)

    The National Children and Young People Service Stakeholder Group (Wales) gathered the views of regional adoption team practitioners and team managers from across the Wales... Read more

  • Understanding Nia

    Our powerful new little film about what school can feel like for an adopted child. Read more

  • Getting it right for every child

    Getting it right for every child - Parents Guide and Getting it right for every child - School's Guide. Read more