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Types of adoption

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Adopting older children

We are particularly seeking to recruit families for children in the 5-8 age range

Older children needing adoption

Adopting a family member

Sometimes a child may be adopted by relatives or a close family friend.

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Fostering for adoption

Ensuring that more young children are placed with their potential permanent carers sooner.

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Inter-country adoption

About adopting children from another country.

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Step-parent adoption

The legal process of step-parent adoption.

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