Adoption Stories

Sometimes it helps to hear first-hand accounts from people who have made the journey ahead of you.

We’re gathering stories of people from all walks of life who have become parents through the adoption process. We’d also love to hear from you if your life has been touched by adoption – whether as an adopted person, sibling, adoption professional or family member. You can watch some real-life adoption stories below and more in our ‘Meet the Adopter’ series of webcasts.

LGBT Adoption

Rupert adopted a 3 year old boy in 2013. Here he shares his thoughts on fatherhood, love & watching his son grow up.

Jackie & Victoria share their experience of being gay adopters and the importance of a good support network.

Adopting Siblings

Maria talks about the highs and lows of adopting two boys.

Adopted people

Emma shares her positive experience of adoption.

Adoption Professionals

Liz talks about what it takes to be an adoptive parent and how social workers can help.