Join an online adoption information event to find out more about adoption
If you’ve been thinking about adoption but aren’t sure where to start, our adoption information events are the ideal introduction. Our events are held online so you can join us from wherever you are and last around an hour.
At each information event, our adoption experts will give an overview of the adoption process, the timescales involved and answer any questions guests many have. We also welcome a guest speaker who is kind enough to share their own experiences of adoption.
Our events are open to everyone and no matter what your background, relationship status, sexuality, employment status and current family set up, you would be warmly welcomed to an Adopt Coast to Coast information event.
Everything we felt we needed to know was covered. Hearing from people who have already adopted is really helpful. Having the guest speaker is a great idea. After the event we felt very excited, and we can’t wait until we can start the process.
Whether you’re new to the idea of adoption or have been researching it for a while now, our information events are a great starting point, but there’s also no expectation for you to progress should you decide it’s not right for you or the timing isn’t right.
Evening information events
Monday 4 March and Monday 8 April 2024
Weekend information events
Saturday 17 February and Saturday 23 March 2024
To book onto one of our events and preview all available dates, please visit https://adoptcoasttocoastbookings.durham.gov.uk/ and one of our team will send you the link for the event.
Adopt Coast to Coast is the Regional Adoption Agency for Durham County Council and Together for Children which delivers children’s services on behalf of Sunderland City Council. We have a shared vision for Adopt Coast to Coast where “…children will achieve their full potential within a loving and secure family, and everyone affected by adoption will receive a high quality innovative and sustainable service.”
In order to find the right homes for the children in our care, we support prospective adopters from across the north east and north west of England on their adoption journey. We’re by your side all the way from initial enquiry, right through to adoption preparation training, producing a Prospective Adopters Report, going to panel, matching and once a new family is formed. We also provide ongoing post-adoption support to suit each individual family which could include training, therapy, events and advice.
Find out more
If the information event times above don’t suit please consider booking one of our one-to-one session by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Find out more about what you’ll learn at an Adopt Coast to Coast information event in our news article.