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    • Leicestershire
    • Lincolnshire and Rutland
    • North Lincolnshire
    • Northamptonshire

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Welcome to Family Adoption Links, your friendly and experienced adoption specialists. Whether you are thinking of adoption and starting your research or are an experienced adopter who requires support, we’re here for you.

As a Regional Adoption Agency we have 6 local authority partners – Leicester, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, North Lincolnshire, and Rutland. Since October 2020, these teams have worked collaboratively to ensure excellence in adoption services.

We hope you find the information you need on our website but also wanted to let you know that our knowledgeable team are always on hand to answer any questions you may have, simply use the enquire or live chat button.

About Us
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It has been a joy to see two children change from being insecure and shy to confident. The love and happiness our children have brought us has been the best thing we have experienced. Adoption changes both your life and a child's life for the better.
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The children

we are currently family finding for


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Freddie and Hugo

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Artie and Harry

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Our Adoption Services

Our partnership is made up of adoption teams from 6 different local authorities and we cover everything to do with adoption in our regions from the recruitment and training of new adopters to matching children with their new family and supporting them throughout their childhood and adolescence.

There is a wealth of experience and expertise within the partnership offering adopters significant benefits. From Therapeutic Play Specialists to Life Story Workers, Family Finding experts to Post Adoption Support Consultants, you will benefit from our fully integrated services.

With the majority of our partners rated as 'Outstanding' and 'Good' by Ofsted, you can trust Family Adoption Links to do all they can to make your adoption experience a success.

Family Finding professionals and a wider range of children to achieve the best match

Support from the moment you apply and throughout your adoption journey

Friendly, experienced and focussed adoption specialists

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Hear about

Anton and Tony’s story

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Adopting William and Freddie is the best thing we have ever done. They are our children and we would not change a thing.

These powerful words come from Anton and Tony, a couple who recently adopted brothers William and Freddie with help from Family Adoption Links.

Lockdown was life-changing for all of us but especially for Anton and Tony as they brought their new sons William and Freddie home just before the first lockdown last year.

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