Organisation Details
Adoption UK

Adoption UK provides support, and gives voice to, adoptive families. Its mission is to provide peer-to-peer support, influence decision-makers and provide training training and publications.

Tel: 01295 752240

Helpline: 0844 848 7900

E-mail via the website.

Adoption UK, Linden House, 55 The Green, South Bar Street, Banbury, OX16 9AB.

UK Adoption Register

The General Register Office maintains a record of adoptions made on the authority of courts in England and Wales in the Adopted Children Register. It is from this Register that adoption certificates are issued.

Tel: 0151 4714 313


Office of Population Census and Surveys (OCPS), The General Register Office, Smedley Hydro, Trafalgar Road, Birkdale, Southport, PR8 2HH.

Adoption Matters

Adoption Matters recruits, trains and supports adoptive families, and offers ongoing support and training for as long as they need it. The agency has offices in Chester (HQ), Warrington, Salford, Hale, Blackburn, Leeds, Durham and Stoke and its services cover the whole of the North of England, parts of Wales, Yorkshire, Stoke, Staffordshire and Shropshire.

Tel: 0300 123 1066


Adoption Matters (Registered Head Office), 14 Liverpool Road, Chester, CH2 1AE.