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Adoption Now

Adoption Now is a Regional Adoption Agency (RAA) that brings together the local authority adoption services for six areas in the North West of England:

  • Blackburn with Darwen
  • Bolton
  • Bury
  • Rochdale
  • Tameside
  • Oldham

We also work in partnership with two voluntary adoption agencies, Caritas Care and Adoption Matters.

Our core purpose is to deliver the following:

• High quality, child-centred, and efficient family finding service for children who have a plan for adoption.
• Robust, responsive and sensitive adopter approval service.
• A highly skilled and professional support services for adopters, adopted children, adopted adults and birth parents.

If you're thinking about adoption, come and talk to us!

We welcome enquiries from these areas, as well as Greater Manchester and surrounding areas. We will consider enquiries from within the North West and wider if you are looking to adopt harder to place children.

Who to contact

01204 336096 (Recruitment)
01204 336097 (Post Adoption Support)

Where to go


Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm
Session Information
Bury Information Evening - Wednesday 13th May
5pm - 7:30pm (please call 01204 336096 for venue details)

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This page was last updated on: 16/03/2020