National Adoption Week

National Adoption Week 2018 will take place from the 15th to 21st October. As ever the campaign will aim to find homes for those children who so desperately need them. But the focus for 2018 will be on the adopter.

Using real life stories we will highlight the qualities and attributes that make a great adopter and the joys and challenges they face.


The shortlisted nominees for the 2018 National Adoption Week Awards have been announced for the following categories:

Excellence in Adoption Practice
Adoption Social Worker of the Year
Adoption Support Practitioner of the Year
Adopter Champion of the Year
Adoption Blog of the Year
The Gareth Marr Award for Lifetime Achievement

Find out more

For Media

If you have a media enquiry about National Adoption Week please contact First4Adoption Communications & PR Manager, Chris Burton call 020 7841 0513 or email