Barnardo’s Adoption North East

Type Voluntary Adoption Agency
Consortia North East Consortium
Address 1 Lumley Court
Drum Industrial Estate
County Co Durham
Postal Code DH2 1AN
Region North East
Coverage 50 mile radius from our office in Chester-le-Street.
Phone Number 0191 492 9000
Ofsted report SC051835 Ofsted audits all adoption agencies as it does schools and nurseries. Click the link to view the latest Ofsted reports for this agency.
Ofsted rating Outstanding


Barnardo’s is a well-established voluntary adoption agency. The service recruits, trains and approves adoptive families from within a 50-mile radius of its service base. The service also provides adoption support, both post-placement and post-adoption, to adoptive families approved by Barnardo’s, and the children placed with them. It is a child-focused service which delivers good outcomes for children. The agency as a whole places a high priority on safeguarding.

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