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.



Training dates

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


27 families created, 14 boys and 18 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 Morning Saturday 25th January 2020

    The outstanding team at Independent Adoption Agency, ARC Adoption, welcome you to their friendly information morning. Read more

  • Information Evening Thursday 6th February 2020

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

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