A question we get asked a lot is 'How can we prepare ourselves for adoption?' And it’s a great question since adoption is a lifelong commitment which should not be undertaken without very careful thought and preparation. Like all parenting it presents challenges and difficulties, some of which require perseverance to work through but it can also be intensely rewarding as you see your child develop and grow.
Why not run through our adopter checklist to ensure you meet the eligibility criteria. We welcome applications from single people and couples who…
Prepare yourself for success, make changes to ensure your finances, lifestyle and support network are in tip top competition before you start the adoption process.
You may be worried that you don’t have right experience or skills to adopt. If this is the case, don’t worry too much as during our early meetings, we’ll explore your life experiences and identify the knowledge and skills you can bring as a successful adopter. You may not have lots of experience of looking after or raising children but you may have built other skills which will be invaluable as an adopter eg.