North West

Come to an event

Find out more about the adoption or fostering process from agencies in your area, and about the children who need new homes.

Manchester 19th December
Stockport 9th January
Middlewich 23rd January
Blackburn 25th January
Rochdale 6th February
Rochdale 6th February
Bolton 13th February
Rochdale 13th March
Oldham 2nd April
Rochdale 22nd May

Join New Family Social

Wherever you are, New Family Social allows you to hear the stories of hundreds of other LGBT families and families-to-be on their adoption and fostering journeys. You can ask advice, find others near you, and come along to our social events across the UK. Join NFS now

Talk to your local agencies

Once you feel ready, choose some agencies in your area to call for an initial talk. The adoption and fostering agencies below welcome enquiries irrespective of sexuality or gender identity, and also provide free membership of New Family Social.

  • After Adoption (Families that Last)
  • Blackburn with Darwen Council
  • Blackpool Borough Council
  • Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Bury Metropolitan Council
  • Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
  • After Adoption North West
  • Stoke-on-Trent City Council
  • Tameside Council
  • Together Trust
  • Fostering Solutions Head Office (North West Bolton)
  • Barnardo's West
  • Caritas Care
  • Adoption Matters
  • Safehouses Fostering
  • Lorimer Fostering
  • Child Action Northwest (CANW)
  • Fostering Solutions (Manchester)
  • National Fostering Agency Warrington Office
  • Alpha Plus Fostering
  • Adoption Counts Regional Adoption Agency
  • Rochdale Borough Council Fostering Service
  • Together for Adoption RAA
  • Manchester City Council
  • Trafford Council
  • Cheshire East Council
  • Salford City Council
  • Stockport Council
  • Adoption NoW RAA
  • Adoption in Merseyside RAA (AiM)