FAQs - How do I adopt a child in the UK?

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In order to adopt a child in the UK, firstly you need to contact a local adoption agency.  This is either a Voluntary Adoption Agency (charity) or your Regional Adoption Collaborative (part of your local social services).  Legally you have to be over the age of 21.  You also need a spare bedroom for the child.  As part of the assessment process you will be subject to a DBS check, an adoption medical completed by your GP, and a number of other checks, e.g. Local Authority, employers (if applicable) and landlord (if applicable.)

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