First4Adoption is a new, dedicated information service for people interested in adopting a child in England.

If you have a question about your suitability to apply to be an adoptive parent, or if you want to know where to begin the adoption process, call our friendly trained advisers who will be able to give you the information that you need. We can also put you in touch with adoption agencies in your area.

First4Adoption is run by the charities Coram, Coram Children’s Legal Centre and Adoption UK. It is funded and supported by the Department for Education.

The adoption information line on 0300 222 0022 is open from 10am-6pm, Monday – Friday, or you can visit the website. All calls to this service are confidential.