How to adopt a child in Bristol and support for people involved in adoption.

We're very keen to hear from anyone in Bristol and within an hours travel of the centre who is interested in becoming adopters or Early Permanence carers

We're also keen to speak to anyone who is interested in adopting siblings, children aged 3 and over, disabled children and those who are interested in becoming Early Permanence carers for babies and young children.

We’re an adoption agency. You can apply to adopt through us, or use another adoption agency. Find agencies in your area on First4Adoption.

You can also read about different types of adoption agencies on First4Adoption.

You can learn about being an adoptive parent and children who need adoption at First4Adoption’s first steps e-learning modules.

If you’d like to find out more about adoption, get in touch with us and we’ll arrange for someone to call you and answer any questions you have.

You can also call us on: 0117 353 4200

Adoption West

In October the adoption team at Bristol will be moving to Adoption West, find out about adopting on the Adoption West website.

Events for National Adoption Week 2018

Adoption West are holding a number of events to celebrate National Adoption Week 2018:

  • Tuesday 16th October, 11am to 2.30pm, the Civic Centre, St Stephens Place, Trowbridge, BA14 8AH
  • Wednesday 17th October, 11am to 2.30pm, Watershed, 1 Canon’ Road, Harbourside, BS1 5TX
  • Thursday 18th October, 11am to 2.30pm, Gloucester Guildhall, 23 Eastgate Street, Gloucester GL1 1NS

These are drop-in events, so just come along anytime to meet our friendly team.

Thinking about adoption for your child

Thinking about adoption for your child

If you’re considering placing your own child for adoption, you can contact us on 0117 903 6444 to speak to a social worker. You can look at information about what will happen and where to get more advice on the CoramBAAF website.