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.
“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
“Being adopted means very little to me. It’s the 25 years of my life that’s important, along with the care, love and support that I’ve received from two people that love me, and the love I’ve shared with them.”Watch our families stories