Welcome toSt David’s Children Society,

Where every child with an adoption plan is
found a forever family.

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In these past two years, 85 children were placed for adoption with St. David’s approved adopters. Could you consider adopting a child? We invite you to join us, as we consider placement possibilities for the the many children in England and Wales whose only wish is to be part of a loving family.


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On Tuesday 8th November 2012, Wales’ country’s longest-serving adoption agency, St David’s Children Society, was awarded as one of top four adoption services in the UK by the British Association of Adoption and Fostering (BAAF).

Adopted Children running in the field

In our last 100 adoption placements we had a breakdown rate of 3%. We provide an exceptionally high level of support at every stage of the adoption process, including lifelong adoption support. 97% of our adoption placements are successful.

St David’s Children Society

St. David’s provides locally based adoption services across all of Wales and Herefordshire and will consider applications from enquirers who live on the borders of these regions. We provide adoption services of the highest quality as is evidenced in our latest CSSIW inspection report. Our commitment is to support the adopted child and family for life.

St David’s Children Society is approved as an adoption agency by the Care and Social Services Inspectorate: Registration No: W010000822. As a registered charity, all of our work is entirely charitable and non-profit making.

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  • Aviva
    May 11, 2015

    Please vote for us in the Aviva Community Awards

      To vote to us go to https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/project/view/2116/ … and click VOTE! Thank you!   The children we place for adoption are amongst the most marginalised in society. All have experienced neglect, ill-treatment and had their attachments disrupted. Far too many Read more

  • Adoption Newsletter
    October 19, 2014

    Newsletter 2014

    Welcome to readers old and new, existing families and prospective families. We have had another very busy year, lots of new families created and 45 very happy children placed with their respective Mums and Dads, of all combinations, shapes and Read more

  • Young girl painting
    January 31, 2014

    Art Competition

    Update on our recent art competition ART COMPETITION: Didn’t everyone do well!! A massive thank you to parents and children alike for helping to make our first art competition such an amazing success. We had no idea there was so Read more

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Adopt in Wales with St David’s

    • In 2012, BAAF awarded us as one of the top three adoption agencies in the UK.
    • In the past two financial years, 1 in every 7 Welsh children placed for adoption, was placed with a St. David's approved adoptive family. (St David’s is one of 24 agencies providing adoption placement services across Wales).
    • In our last 100 adoption placements we had a breakdown rate of 3%. This is one of the lowest breakdown rate of any adoption agency in the UK - 97% of our adoption placements are successful.
    • We offer an exceptionally high level of ongoing support to all placements as is evidenced by our partnership with Adoption UK and the low levels of placement breakdown.
    • 95% of our adopters are approved within 8 months of their first response to St. David's adoption agency.
    • 90% of our adopters have children placed with them within 12 months of their point of first contact.
    • Our very recent CSSIW inspection report reflected an outstanding service.
    • Established in 1942, St. David’s is the longest serving adoption agency in Wales and has placed over 2,000 Welsh children for adoption.
    • If you would like a high quality, supportive adoption service, contact us now

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