One Adoption North & Humber

We are five councils in the northern Yorkshire and Humber area - City of York, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull, North East Lincolnshire and North Yorkshire County Councils - working together to deliver a single regional adoption service at a local level.

 

About One Adoption North & Humber

We provide training and support for those wanting to adopt a child right the way through the process. We have expert social work staff on hand to provide guidance and advice for those wanting to know more about adoption. We carry out assessment and training for those wishing to adopt, as well as finding families for children needing adoption and providing adoption support.
 
We also work with adopters, adopted children, birth families, the voluntary and private sectors to deliver a range of adoption support services. We believe that every child has the right to a stable, permanent, loving home. 

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Telephone 0345 305 2576

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Melanie and Pete

Melanie and Pete had hoped to have their own children but after IVF was unsuccessful, decided to go along to a local adoption information event 

We had been together for 10 years before we went along to the local authority adoption information evening. I was 30 and Pete was 35 at the time. Pete was a bit doubtful at first, but he met an old school friend when we were there and this seemed to help him to warm to the idea. Also we have friends who have adopted, and my cousins are adopted, so I think we started out with a reasonable awareness of adoption, its challenges and rewards.