All kinds of people adopt. What matters above all else is your ability to look after the child and provide a safe and stable home throughout their childhood and beyond.
Your health, lifestyle and personal circumstances will all be influencing factors in whether adoption is right for you.
The following information may help you understand whether you are likely to be eligible to adopt.
Find out about medical checks and the impact of smoking, being overweight or having fertility treatment.
See how your lifestyle and personal circumstances may influence whether you can adopt.
We welcome applications from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) couples and single adopters.
If you're thinking about adoption then we'd love to help.
If you'd prefer to speak to someone, then give us a call on
0300 123 6723