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We're looking for families from a range of backgrounds who want to build lasting relationships with the children awaiting adoption across the region. You can make a difference to a child’s life.

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You can contact Adopt East to make an adoption enquiry. 


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Information events

Please note that due to the current pandemic and to comply with the governments guidelines, all of our events are currently being held virtually.  

  • Barnardo’s: Wednesday 11 November 2020 and Wednesday 9 December 2020  
  • Bedford: Wednesday 4 November and Wednesday 2 December  
  • Essex: Please call 0800 801530 to be sent video link
  • Hertfordshire: Thursday 12 November and Thursday 10 December 
  • Norfolk: Wednesday 28 October 2020 and Wednesday 25 November 2020 
  • Southend: Saturday 14 November  
  • Suffolk: Monday 5 November and Tuesday 3 December  
  • Thurrock: Monday 23 November  

Adoptionplus offer services to Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Hertfordshire, London, Bedfordshire, Luton and Northamptonshire. 

Interested in becoming an adopter for Adoptionplus?

Enquire about adoption at Adoptionplus

Contact details

Website: Adoptionplus

Telephone: 01908 218251


Address: Moulsoe Business Centre, Cranfield Road, Moulsoe, Newport Pagnell, MK16 0FJ

Social Media: Adoptionplus on Facebook and Adoptionplus on Twitter

Interested in becoming an adopter for Adoption UK?

Enquire about adoption at Adoption UK

Contact details

Website: Adoption UK

Telephone: 01295 752240


Address: Adoption UK, Units 11 and 12, Vantage Business Park, Bloxham Road, Banbury, OX16 9UX

Social Media: Adoption UK on Facebook and Adoption UK on Twitter

Interested in becoming an adopter for Barnardo's?

Enquire about adoption at Barnardo's UK

Contact details

Website: Barnardo's Adoption

Telephone: 0208 550 8822

Social Media: Barnardo's on Facebook and Barnardo's on Twitter

Interested in becoming an adopter for Bedford?

Enquire about adoption in Bedford

Contact details

Website: Bedford Borough Council Adoption

Telephone: 01234 718718


Interested in becoming an adopter for Essex?

Enquire about adoption in Essex

Contact details

Website: Essex County Council Adoption

Telephone: 0800 801 530


Social Media: Essex County Council Fostering & Adoption on Facebook

Interested in becoming an adopter for Hertfordshire?

Enquire about adoption in Hertfordshire

Contact details

Website: Hertfordshire County Council Adoption

Telephone: 0800 917 0925

Social Media: Hertfordshire Fostering and Adoption on Facebook

Interested in becoming an adopter for Luton?

Enquire about adoption in Luton

Contact details

Website: Luton Borough Council Adoption

Telephone: 01582 547804

Interested in becoming an adopter for Norfolk?

Enquire about adoption in Norfolk

Contact details

Website: Norfolk County Council Adoption

Telephone: 01603 638343


Address: Norfolk Adoption Service, County Hall, 4th Floor, Martineau Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 2DH

Interested in becoming an adopter for Southend-on-Sea?

Enquire about adoption in Southend-on-Sea

Contact details

Website: Southend-on-Sea Borough Council Adoption

Telephone: 01702 212004


Social Media: Southend Adoption Agency

Interested in becoming an adopter for Thurrock?

Enquire about adoption in Thurrock

Contact details

Website: Thurrock Council Adoption

Telephone: 0800 652 1271


Adopt East partners

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Adoption UK logo

Barnardos UK logo

Bedford Borough Council logo

Essex County Council logo

Hertfordshire County Council logo

Luton Borough Council logo

Norfolk County Council logo

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council logo

Suffolk County Council logo and Suffolk Fostering and Adoption logo

Thurrock Council logo