South Yorkshire

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We are One Adoption South Yorkshire; the regional adoption agency for South Yorkshire. We are made up of the adoption services at Barnsley Council, City of Doncaster Council, Rotherham Council and Sheffield City Council, working together to provide adoption services across South Yorkshire. 

Our priority is to find loving, stable, permanent homes for children in local authority care in our region. We provide training and support for those wanting to adopt a child right the way through the process. We have expert social work staff on hand to provide guidance and advice for those wanting to know more about adoption. We carry out assessment and training for those wishing to adopt, as well as finding families for children needing adoption and providing adoption support.  

We also work with adopters, adopted children, birth families, the voluntary and private sectors to deliver a range of adoption support services. We believe that every child has the right to a stable, permanent, loving home.  

To find out more about adopting with One Adoption South Yorkshire please download our information guide: 

Who can adopt?

Steps to adoption

The children

Information events

Adoption support

Information for birth families

Information for people who have been adopted

Step parent adoption

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To find out more about adopting with One Adoption South Yorkshire please click here to subscribe to our regular updates. These updates are marked Sheffield City Council but apply to the whole region.

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Submit an enquiry

To speak to a member of our friendly team about any adoption related enquiry, including adoption support, or to apply to adopt, please call us on 0345 002 0012 or submit one of our contact forms below.

We can take applications from anyone who lives within a reasonable travelling distance of South Yorkshire - please select the nearest location to where you live.