Every child deserves to grow up in a loving family

How adoption works

Adoption is a way of providing new families for children who cannot be looked after by their birth parents and need to belong to a new family.




As part of the support that you will receive throughout the entire adoption process and beyond, at ARC Adoption North East you will benefit from various training.



Friends of ARC Adoption

Are you an approved ARC Adopter and would you like to volunteer at ARC Adoption and become a friend of ARC Adoption?



ARC Adoption's stats
in the past 12 months


26 families created, 17 boys and 14 girls are now enjoying a loving and nurturing family 


In the North East, children waiting to be adopted outnumber adopters by 3:1

 1 in 8 

1 in 8 adoptions in England in 2018 were to same sex couples

Latest events

  • Information Evening Thursday 7th May 2020

    Thinking about adoption, why not find out more at our information event Read more

  • Information Evening Thursday 4th June 2020

    Looking for the right outstanding adoption agency? Come along to ARC Adoption's information evening to find out more Read more

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