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Ofsted rating of Southwark's adoption service "Outstanding"

"Adoption preparation is excellent.  Adopters described a necessarily challenging process resulting in their feeling well prepared for becoming adoptive parents".

"Foster to adopt is well established in Southwark"

"Adopters from a wide range of backgrounds are approved, reflecting the diverse ethnic communities in Southwark" 

If you are interested in adoption, foster to adopt or fostering  we would love to hear from you. We need adopters for all children but particularly those of:

  • Mixed heritage: African or Caribbean
  • Children with disabilities
  • Sibling groups
  • Older children (above 3 years old)
  • Those in our early permanence scheme 

Why not come and talk to us.  Contact Jane at adoption@southwark.gov.uk

You can read all about the process and view our Statement of Purpose here.

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