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The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, The London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham and Westminster City Council joined their adoption services in April 2012 to provide a dedicated service for adoption across the three west London local authorities.

You can speak to an adoption social worker on Monday to Friday morning between 9:30am and 5pm on Freephone 0800 781 2332 or leave a message and we will call you back the next working day.

Our adopters come from all backgrounds and cultures and have adopted children from all over the UK. Our social workers are able to support suitable applicants every step of the way, and 95 per cent of domestic adopters approved by the Royal Borough since 2007 have been linked or matched with a child within a year of approval. Adoption has also become less complex than it used to be.

One adopter said:

“Throughout our entire adoption experience, we have always felt very supported and secure in the knowledge that we would get very thorough, thoughtful and professional treatment. The expertise and child-centred understanding of our social worker has been a consistent source of support. Adoption is the best thing we have ever done and this is partly thanks to the outstanding team we have worked with”.   

Sarah and Joe 2014

Adoption events

If you are interested in adoption, come along to our next information event where there will be a presentation from various members of the team.

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