The National Adoption Service promotes and supports best practice in adoption across Wales. If you’re thinking of adopting or simply want more information, you’re in the right place.
There are many children who need adoptive families in Wales.
The adoption process can be a long and emotional road, but the reward at the end makes it all worthwhile. Do your research, speak to the right people and be prepared. Once you understand each step in the adoption process, you’ll be able to enjoy your journey. And you won’t be making it alone. There's always help at hand.
"Our birth son helped us through that process as well, helped us realise that families are made up in all different ways, all different stages and different types, and this was just how our family was going to be made up"Watch our families stories
“Adoption is not easy, but at the end you have a family of your own.” Scott and Amanda chose adoption and now have two wonderful children.Watch our families stories
“I never really wanted to talk about being adopted before because the time wasn't right. Now I'm happy to tell everyone how amazing my upbringing has been. I'm older and wiser and I look back on my life and realise how magical and fantastic it has been.”Watch our families stories