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We’re delighted to take part in LGBTQ+ Adoption Week and would like to encourage anyone from the community who is considering adopting to book on to our next Adoption Information event.

We’re very experienced in helping members of the community to realise their dream of becoming parents.
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With 42 children currently needing adoptive parents in our region, the need has never been greater for people to come forward and provide loving homes.

We’re looking for adopters for a range of children from 9 months to 6 years old, from single children to a group of 4 brothers and sisters. If you’d like to know more, please book on to our You Can Adopt event.

We are 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 button or give us a call.

Thinking of applying to adopt? 

Please note that our partners have different recruitment needs. With this in mind, we would encourage you to read the information below to find out about the recruitment situation in your local area.

Adopters from the Leicestershire and Leicester City areas…

FAL Leicestershire are currently welcoming applications for all types of children and if you are interested in adopting children aged 3 years and over, sibling groups (2 or more) or children with additional needs, your application will be prioritised.

FAL Leicester are looking for adopters for babies and toddlers under 2. They welcome adopters within a 60 mile radius of Leicester City.

Family Adoption Links North Lincolnshire

You don’t have to live in North Lincolnshire to adopt with Family Adoption Links North Lincolnshire. They are currently looking for families for children of all ages, particularly those able to keep siblings together.

Adopters in Lincolnshire

FAL Lincolnshire welcomes applications from Lincolnshire residents who are looking to adopt from any age range (babies to older children). They currently have a high need for adopters who are able to consider sibling groups and children with additional needs and families who would consider these children would have their application prioritised.

Adopters in Northamptonshire

FAL Northamptonshire are looking for adopters for all ages from babies to older children. They would particularly welcome applications for older children of 3 plus and sibling groups.


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

Jensen (18 months)

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Teddy (1)

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Thomas (1)

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Otilie and Ludo

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Jack (2), Isabelle and Sophie (1)

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Faith (0)

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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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