Agencies in the North West

The following agencies are committed to helping you on your adoption journey.

An important first step in the process is to choose which adoption agency you wish to apply to. You’ll find a number of different adoption agency profiles on this website. Each agency is a little different, covering different geographical areas and offering varying packages of support, so have a good read about the agencies in your area and read our top tips to help you consider who to approach.

Adoption Counts– your Regional Adoption Agency covering Manchester, Stockport, Cheshire East, Salford & Trafford.

Adoption Lancashire & Blackpool– a new service bringing together experts from Lancashire County Council and Blackpool Council.

Adoption Matters– a children’s charity and one of the largest voluntary adoption agencies in the UK.

Adoption in Merseyside– the regional adoption agency for Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton and Wirral.

Adoption Now– your Regional Adoption Agency for Blackburn with Darwen, Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside.

Caritas Care– covering the whole of the North West including; Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cumbria and parts of Yorkshire and Scotland including the Dumfries area.

Together for Adoption– a regional adoption agency providing support for those looking to start their adoption journey from Cheshire West and Chester, Halton, St Helens, Warrington, Wigan and surrounding areas.