About One Adoption West Yorkshire



One Adoption West Yorkshire

One Adoption West Yorkshire is a regional adoption agency providing adoption services for the five West Yorkshire councils: Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield.

We offer an innovative and friendly approach to adopter recruitment, finding families for children in care, and long-term adoption support.

We believe that all children should grow up in a loving, stable family and dedicate all our time and energy to find those families and provide them with the training and support to help them thrive.

By bringing together adoption professionals from councils across the region we can provide even higher levels of expertise and support to our adoptive families at all stages of the adoption process. We also work closely with our adoptive parents and with their inspiration and direction we ensure that we provide the kind of support that families want and need. We also work with adopted children, birth families, the voluntary and private sectors to deliver a range of adoption support services.

Download our information booklet

Support for adoptees aged 18+ 

Visit our Support for adoptees ages 18+ page to find a host of information for adopted people who are aged 18 years and older. 

Contact us

To enquire about becoming an adopter please call our adoption advice line on 0113 3783535 (10am to 4pm Monday to Friday) or fill out the enquiry form below and select 'Becoming an adopter'. 

For adoption support and 'letterbox' enquiries please call our adoption advice line on 0113 378 3535 (10am to 2pm Monday to Friday) or fill out the enquiry form below and select 'Adoption Support'.

Outside of these hours please email: adoptionadvice@oneadoptionwy.leeds.gov.uk

Postal address:

One Adoption West Yorkshire
PO Box 837
Leeds City Council

Email: oneadoptionwy@leeds.gov.uk

Book onto an information event

To join one of our virtual information events, please click here to see our events listings and to book a place.

Subscribe to our updates

To find out more about adopting with One Adoption West Yorkshire please click here to subscribe to our regular updates

Legal paperwork

These are the documents we have that say we’re legal to do what we do and how we do it. If you have any questions about these please ask your social worker or at an information evening.

Our Statement of Purpose

Our Privacy Statement 


How to make a complaint 


Work for us

Find out about current vacancies with One Adoption West Yorkshire here

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Enquiry form

You can use this enquiry form to contact One Adoption West Yorkshire regarding any query - whether you are enquiring about adopting for the first time, or are an existing adopter and would like to request support, or access to the adopters' area of the website. Professionals can also use this form to contact our support team. Enquiries will be responded to during office hours. 

If you would like more information about adoption, please provide your details on the form below. If you would like to speak with us, please telephone 0113 378 3535.
Please leave blank if you do not wish for us to leave a voicemail - we will try again later. 
By clicking Submit you are consenting to the One Adoption West Yorkshire Regional Adoption Agency (OAWY RAA) (acting on behalf of local authority adoption services from Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield) to collect and store your name, contact information and which council area you live in. We are collecting this information to enable us to direct your request to the appropriate team and to respond to your request for a service. Please note, we will not share your information with any third parties outside of the Regional Agency and will not sell your details on for other marketing purposes.