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

 25

25 families created, 17 boys and 16 girls are now enjoying a loving and nurturing family 

 3:1

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

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