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Parenting an adopted child is one of the most rewarding but challenging things you could do. 

Find out if you would be suitable to adopt a child and about the process of adoption. 

  • Why adopt with Leicestershire? 

    As your Local Authority, we are responsible for Leicestershire's children in care and will be with you all the way.

  • Find out about adoption events 

    A friendly opportunity to find out about adoption.

  • Who can adopt? 

    You must be over 21 and be able to provide a permanent, stable and loving home.

  • How to apply to adopt 

    Start here! Get in touch or come along to one of our events. When you're ready, we'll guide you through the two-stage process, which will take around six months to complete.


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