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Adoption Application Enquiries

If you would like to find out more about adopting with Adopt Thames Valley then our Enquiry Team would love to hear from you. We are here to answer any questions that you may have and informal calls with one of our social workers are also available. Irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity or faith, all are welcome to apply.

Lines open: 8.30am -5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am – 4pm Friday

Download our Adoption Brochure

Complete our online enquiry form and one of our friendly team will call you back at a convenient time for you. Completing the form does not commit you to anything.

Enquiry Form

If you want to discover how you can transform a child’s life through adoption, Adopt Thames Valley holds a regular programme of virtual information sessions throughout the year.

Book Information Session

Permanence Support

Have you already adopted a child? Or do you have a Special Guardianship order?

If you are an Adopter or Special Guardian in the Adopt Thames Valley area and would like to find out more about the support currently available to you, please contact the Permanence Support Front Door Team. Front Door can provide information about our services as well as connecting you to the Helpdesk, Social Worker or ATV service that you need.

Lines open: 8.30am -5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am – 4pm Friday

If you would like to join the Adopt Thames Valley Permanence Support events mailing list to receive mailouts, please contact

We are not a crisis service and are not able to offer an immediate response.   If you have concerns about the safety of a child or adult, please contact the police and/or the local safeguarding team in your area.

Adults Affected by Adoption

If you were adopted, are aged over 18 years, and would like birth records counselling, please contact the Permanence Support Front Door who will connect you with our specialist Social Worker.


If you are a professional and have a query about adopters we are currently assessing or children we are currently family finding for, please contact ATV Duty. This includes but is not limited to: Any queries about adopter assessments, Adoption Panel enquiries, Local Authority checks, family finder referrals, adopter and children profiles.

General Enquiries

If you have a query that is not covered by one of the services listed, call 01865 897050 or email


For marketing enquiries, please email

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If you would like to find out more or are ready to begin your adoption journey then we would love to hear from you today.

Adoption Enquiry
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There are two stages in the process of adoption which we aim to complete within six months - find out more about the adoption journey.

Adoption Process
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All adopted children are different and over time they will learn to trust you and it will transform their lives – as well as yours!

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