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.

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Training

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.

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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?

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ARC Adoption's stats
in the past 12 months

 29

29 families created, 22 boys and 16 girls are now enjoying a loving and nurturing family 

 2,030

2,030 children are waiting to be adopted in England, 890 (44%) are part of a brother & sister group.

 1 in 6 

1 in 6 adoptions in England in 2020 were to same sex couples

Latest events

Latest news

  • Children are waiting

    ARC Adoption North East has joined forces with a group of Voluntary Adoption Agencies from across the UK to encourage potential adopters to adopt those children who wait the longest. Read more