Adoption Information Events

Here are listings of all the information events running in your area. The evening events start at 6.30pm with refreshments available beforehand. Please come along to one which suits you and talk to our friendly expert staff.

During the event we will share with you information that will help you to better understand adoption and how it could work for you and your family, including;

  • How you could become an adoptive parent/family
  • How we will get to know you and work with you during the process
  • The truth about how adoption really feels from an adopters real life perspective
  • Details about the children who could become part of your family
  • We will provide you with an information pack to take away with you

You’ll also be able to talk to our social work staff in confidence and ask questions about your circumstances, you’ll hear from existing adoptive parents and learn more about our offer for training and support.

There is no need to book in advance just choose which venue and date suits you best and simply turn up on the day but if you would rather talk to us before attending one of our events then please give us a call.  

If you are intending to adopt as a couple it is essential that both you and your partner attend the event before you can proceed any further. Please note: these events are not suitable for children, so we would ask that only adults attend.

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Ossett Town Hall
Market Place
Ossett WF5 8BE
10:00 - 12:00
5th January 2019
21 days until event
Kernel House
Killingbeck Drive
Leeds LS14 6UF
18:30 - 20:30
15th January 2019
31 days until event
Brian Jackson House
New North Parade
Huddersfield HD1 5JP
18:30 - 20:30
29th January 2019
45 days until event
Kernel House
Killingbeck Drive
Leeds LS14 6UF
18:30 - 20:30
12th February 2019
59 days until event
Castleford Civic Centre
Ferrybridge Road
Castleford WF10 4JH
18:30 - 20:30
26th February 2019
73 days until event
Leeds Civic Hall
Calverley Street
Leeds LS1 1UR
10:00 - 12:00
9th March 2019
84 days until event
Brighouse Civic Hall
Bradford Road
Brighouse HD6 1RW
18:30 - 20:30
14th March 2019
89 days until event
Mecure Bradford Bankfield Hotel
Bradford Road
Bingley BD16 1TU
18:30 - 20:30
26th March 2019
101 days until event

Call us on 0113 378 3535

Enquire Now

If you want more information come along to one of our information events or contact us on the details below:

Telephone 0113 378 3535

Alternatively, please provide your name and email address using the form below and we’ll send you some information.

By clicking Enquire you are consenting to the One Adoption West Yorkshire Regional Adoption Agency (OAWY RAA) (acting on behalf of local authority adoption services from Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield) to collect and store your name, contact information and which council area you live in. We are collecting this information to enable us to direct your request to the appropriate team and to respond to your request for a service. Please note, we will not share your information with any third parties outside of the Regional Agency and will not sell your details on for other marketing purposes.

Kathryn and James' story

After trying for a family for 10 years Kathryn and James adopted siblings and have never looked back

We always wanted more than one child and James really wanted a daughter, but we didn’t really discuss adopting siblings. We had spent 10 years trying for a family and had talked about adoption for a few years before attending an adoption information event and starting the assessment process. Six months later an adoption social worker told us about two sisters aged two and three and asked if we would be interested. I said yes!