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Post adoption support

North Tyneside Council is committed to supporting adopted children and their new families.

We provide:

  • Individual support packages for all children placed for adoption
  • Dedicated worker to act as a point of contact for families needing support
  • Help and advice for families needing specialist services
  • Social events for adoptive families
  • Additional training to meet the specific needs of new families
  • Links to independent agencies offering post-adoption support
  • Support to facilitate post adoption contact arrangements for adopters and birth family
  • Adopters support groups
  • Supporting waiting adopters group
  • Access to birth records for adopted adults

The services offered reflect and respond to the wide and changing nature of the children’s and families’ needs – whether practical, emotional, financial or purely advisory.

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