Adopt with SSAFA

Adopt with SSAFA

Specialist adoption service for military families

Our vision: To fulfill every child’s right to a secure, safe and loving family.

Adoption is a big decision. You may have many questions about the process and whether or not it's right for you, including if and how it might work alongside your military employment or career. We are here to advise and assist you with this every step of the way.

Find out more about adopting with SSAFA

Why adopt with SSAFA? 

  • We are a friendly and professional Registered Adoption Agency, covering the whole of the UK*
  • We are military specialists, who understand your needs
  • We can support you through any potential postings, ensuring that you don’t have to start the adoption process again if you move
  • We champion equality and inclusion, and welcome applications from all members of the serving Armed Forces community
  • We are with you for the life of your adoption journey, thanks to our dedicated Post-Adoption Support service
  • Email us or call us on 0207 463 9326 if you have a question or would like to talk to us. Alternatively, fill out the contact form at the top of the page and we'll be in touch

Still got questions?

*SSAFA has an established team of social workers who work to connect and support adoptive families throughout the UK, as well as providing support and advice to those who are deployed overseas. However, please note that assessment, approval and the placement support can only be offered once applicants are based in the UK.