Adults and children with toy aeroplanes

The Adoption service offers advice and support for anyone who wishes to become an adoptive parent or who has been affected by adoption in any way. 

Southampton Adoption Team are a caring and experienced team who work with children and families in Southampton whose lives have been affected by adoption. 

We are currently looking for adoptive parents for children and are keen to hear from people from all walks of life. We consider all enquiries and offer a dedicated service to support you on your adoption journey.

Our aim is to create happy, loving and successful forever families, to give our children a brighter future.

Our work involves

  • Finding families for children who need to be placed for adoption
  • Supporting children and families before, during and after adoption
  • Recruiting and assessing adults to be adopters for our children.

Find out more

Come along to one of our adoption and fostering information stalls for an informal chat with the team.

  • Saturday 24 February, Hampshire Pride, Elizabeth II Court, Hampshire County Council, Winchester, 2.30pm-5pm
  • Tuesday 6 March, Modern Families, Solent University, East Park Terrace. Find out more about Modern Families and book a place
  • Wednesday 7 March, Shirley Library, SO15 5LL. 10am-1pm
  • Fostering and Adoption Open Day - Saturday 10 March, Holiday Inn Eastleigh, SO50 9PG, 10am to 2pm