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Find out what Suffolk Adoption Agency can offer you as a adopter, including support before, during and after the adoption process.

Please be advised Suffolk County Council are not currently accepting new adoption applications. We are still happy to offer advice and guidance during this time. We will keep this page updated and our service reviewed monthly.

Please continue to use our website for information purposes. If you would like to progress your adoption plans through an alternative adoption agency, please visit the First4adoption website.

We are also aware that Norfolk County Council would welcome enquiries if you live close to this area. If you live in an area covered by one of our Partners across the AdoptEast Alliance, please contact them directly or visit the AdoptEast website.

Why adopt with Suffolk?
Suffolk’s mission is to secure families for Suffolk children.
Types of adoption
Discover what type of adoption is right for you.
Can I adopt?
We welcome enquiries from people of any ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds, any religion or sexual orientation and from people with disabilities.
Children who need adopting
Read profiles of the type of children who have previously been waiting to be adopted and needed a home with a new family.
Real adoption stories
Read real stories from parents who have adopted through Suffolk County Council.
Post adoption support
Find out what support we can offer adoptive parents, adopted children and birth relatives of adopted children.
The steps to adoption
Learn about the process to adopting a child from Suffolk Adoption Agency.