Adopt North East is the Regional Adoption Agency for the North East.

It provides adoption services on behalf of North Tyneside Council, Newcastle City Council, South Tyneside Council, Northumberland County Council and Gateshead Council. It works to find forever families for children and provides ongoing support to adoptive families, those adopted and those affected by adoption. 

To read more about the services available, or for more information about becoming an adopter, visit

Alternatively, you can contact the Adopt North East team directly by phone or email.

Email  or call (0191) 643 5000.


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