We welcome applications from Peterborough and surrounding areas within a 50 mile radius (approximately 1 hours drive time) including Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and parts of Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire.

Who can adopt:

  • Individuals or couples (married, civil partnership or unmarried)
  • Any ethnicity, religion and cultural background
  • Disabled or not
  • Parents or those without children

Who can’t adopt:

  • Under 21 years old
  • To adopt in England you must be legally resident in the UK and have been so for at least 12 months. UK citizens living abroad cannot adopt from the UK
  • If you or a member or your household have a criminal conviction or caution for offences against children or for serious sexual offences

Bringing up a child is rewarding and great fun as well as hard work. This is especially true when you choose to bring up a child who is not your birth child. For more information, click here to request an information pack.