We are holding an Adoption information event on Thursday 27 November 2014 see you there?

Adoption is a way for children who are unable to live with their birth parents or other members of their extended family, to become part of another family. It is a legal process and a lifelong commitment for the child’s adoptive parents.

Adoption is a legal process by which the rights and responsibilities of a child’s natural parents are transferred to the adoptive parents by a Court.

In Calderdale, we need adoptive families for a number of children, in particular groups of brothers and sisters, over 2's and children with additional needs.


Adoption: express an interest

Are you interested in adopting a child? We have regular open evenings for people interested in adopting.


Being Family logo

Councils and adoption providers across Yorkshire and Humber are working together to raise awareness of adoption to increase the number of adoptive families. Calderdale Council is a proud member of ‘Being Family’.

This isn’t an adoption agency, it’s a collection of organisations working together to make sure we can successfully recruit enough adoptive parents.

Last Updated: 31/10/2014