Mid and West Wales Adoption Service

Welcome to Adoption Mid and West Wales

The Regional Adoption Service for Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys Local Authorities.

We bring experience and knowledge to benefit those in adoption or thinking about adoption.

Latest News: National Adoption Week – can you give a child a home?

Being part of a loving family is what most children take for granted. However, there are still children in Powys who are looking for a home of their own.


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Are you interested in adoption?

It doesn’t matter whether you already have children, whether you’re single or a couple, whether you’re married, unmarried or in a civil partnership. We’d love to hear from you!

Support for
adoptive parents

You’ll have the support and advice of a named Adoption Social Worker from the start of the process of assessment through to placement and beyond.

Support if you were

Many adopted people have questions about their history and want help to understand or to trace their birth family. We can help you!

We want to make sure that children grow up as part of a permanent, loving family from childhood through to adulthood.

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National Adoption Week 15th – 21st October

Mid and West Wales Adoption service are taking part in National Adoption Week during 15th – 21st October. We will encompass all aspects of Adoption but especially hope to find more families for the children living in our Region who are waiting for permanence in their lives.


Thinking about adoption?

If you are thinking about adoption and wish to find out more, come along to our Adoption Information Evening. Friday 19th October 2018, 6:00 – 7:30pm

Please ring 01267 246970 or e-mail us via adoptionenquiries@carmarthenshire.gov.uk for details of venue.

Support for birth parents/families

We also work with birth families, preparing them for the adoption of their child. We also help families to prepare later life information for the child.

Adopting a
step child

If you or your partner is a step parent, you may be concerned about the legal rights and responsibilities you have for the children in your family.

Adopting a child from overseas

Adopting a child from another country, it should be a country that you have links with, or knowledge of the culture, history and language.

Statement of purpose (September 2018)