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Adopt North East

From 1 December 2018 adoption services from North Tyneside, Gateshead, Newcastle, Northumberland and South Tyneside councils will be delivered by Adopt North East, the new regional adoption agency.

Adopt North East brings together the best practices from each local authority and will provide excellent adoption services that transform children's and families' lives for the better

Adopt North East delivers the following services across the five local authority areas:

  • Recruitment and assessment of prospective adopters
  • Matching and placement - to match prospective adopters with children in need of adoption
  • Post placement and post adoption order support
  • Support and advice to all affected by adoption
  • Develop and manage all forms of post adoption contact between adopted children and birth families
  • Step parent adoption
  • Inter-country adoption.

Contact Adopt North East

For further information, please contact Adopt North East.

Telephone - 0191 643 5000

Postal address -

Balliol Pembroke Wing
Chesters Avenue
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE12 8QP

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