South 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.

Tavistock 7th January
Shepton Mallet 8th January
Bristol 10th January
Plymouth 15th January
Bristol 16th January
Barnstaple 16th January
Dorchester 18th January
Kennford 18th January
Buckfastleigh 19th January
Taunton 23rd January
Bristol 31st January
Barnstaple 4th February
Taunton 5th February
Buckfastleigh 6th February
Truro 6th February
Great Torrington 9th February
Kennford 15th February
Buckfastleigh 21st February
Bristol 26th February
Buckfastleigh 6th March
Yeovil 6th March
Buckfastleigh 15th March
Redruth 20th March
Barnstaple 3rd April
Buckfastleigh 10th April
Dorchester 17th April
Wells 17th April
Buckfastleigh 8th May
Dorchester 9th May
Great Torrington 15th May
Buckfastleigh 5th June
Dorchester 7th June
Filleigh 13th June
Taunton 18th June
St Austell 18th June
Buckfastleigh 3rd July
Barnstaple 10th July
Dorchester 12th July
Axminster 24th July
Truro 7th August
Buckfastleigh 14th August
Great Torrington 14th August
Dorchester 16th August
Dorchester 3rd September
Ilminster 7th September
Buckfastleigh 2nd October
Dorchester 15th October
Buckfastleigh 30th October
Dorchester 21st November
Buckfastleigh 27th November
Dorchester 13th December

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.

  • Action for Children Adoption South West
  • Bristol City Council
  • North Somerset Council
  • CCS Adoption
  • Cornwall Council and The Council of the Isles of Scilly Adoption Agency
  • Devon County Council
  • Families for Children Trust
  • Swindon Borough Council
  • Gloucestershire County Council
  • Wiltshire Council
  • Barnardo's South West
  • Five Rivers Childcare Ltd
  • Blue Sky Fostering
  • Nexus Fostering South West
  • Blue Sky Fostering Bristol
  • Blue Sky Fostering Devon
  • Blue Sky Fostering Ringwood
  • Blue Sky Fostering Basingstoke
  • Blue Sky Fostering Southampton
  • Adopt South West RAA
  • Pathway Care Fostering (Devon)
  • Bristol City Council Fostering