Adoption has lifelong implications for everyone involved and we recognise that adoptive families, birth relatives and adopted adults may require support at different times. We offer a range of adoption support services and advice.

If you want further information our telephone advice line is open to all those affected by adoption. You can contact us Monday to Friday 1pm to 5pm on the contact numbers below:

Burnley and Pendle: 01282 478418

Chorley and West Lancashire: 01772 530919

Hyndburn, Ribble Valley and Rossendale: 01254 220759

Lancaster, Wyre and North Fylde: 01524 585939

South Fylde, Preston and South Ribble: 01772 535066

Adoptive families

Once you have been successful in adopting a child, we're still here if you need us.

Adopted adults

If you've been adopted and want to access your birth records, we can help.

Birth relatives

Got questions about adoption? We're here if you need advice, information or support.

Adoption mailbox service

Our Adoption Mailbox Service provides a confidential and secure way of exchanging information between the birth and adoptive family.