|Type||Voluntary Adoption Agency|
|Consortia||South West Adoption Consortium|
162 Pennywell Road
|Postal Code||BS5 0TX|
|Coverage||We cover the areas of Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire.|
|Phone Number||0117 935 0005|
|Ofsted report||SC048462 Ofsted audits all adoption agencies as it does schools and nurseries. Click the link to view the latest Ofsted reports for this agency.|
We are an Ofsted Outstanding specialist adoption agency with 110 years’ experience of finding permanent, loving families for children who need them.
We offer a comprehensive, individual and supportive, adoptive service through:
Raising awareness about adoption and encouraging people to think about adoptive parenthood.
Guiding prospective adopters through the assessment process and preparing them for adoptive parenthood.
Matching children with adoptive parents and supporting them in getting to know each other. Guidance is offered leading up to and beyond the legal adoption.
Building long term relationships with adoptive families, providing support in the form of training sessions, networking, social and seasonal events.
Providing counselling and advisory services to adopted adults seeking information about their early life histories and also assisting their adoptive and birth families.
We specialise in:
- helping adopters to understand their potential as adoptive parents,
- the placement of sibling groups 2, 3 or 4 children,
- offering life time post adoption support with a range of provision. We run The Centre for Adoption Support and Education where we provide a wide range of groups, courses and social events to connect and support adoptive families, together with our in-house, multi-disciplinary therapy team who work to improve the lives of adoptive families.
- approving, preparing and supporting early permanence carers including those who offer concurrency or fostering to adopt placements and were the first agency in the country to be awarded a quality mark in recognition of our work in this area
We are a single function agency putting all its expertise and energy into adoption.
We are now also open on Saturdays to answer your questions about adoption.
For more information visit www.ccsadoption.org