Agencies in the West Midlands

The following agencies are committed to helping you on your adoption journey.

An important first step in the process is to choose which adoption agency you wish to apply to. You’ll find a number of different adoption agency profiles on this website. Each agency is a little different, covering different geographical areas and offering varying packages of support, so have a good read about the agencies in your area and read our top tips to help you consider who to approach.


1. Adoption at Heart – is your Regional Adoption Agency for the Black Country, providing adoption services for City of Wolverhampton Council, Walsall Council, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council and Sandwell Children’s Trust.

2. Adoption Central England – the Regional Adoption Agency for Coventry, Herefordshire, Solihull, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

3. Adoption Focus – is an outstanding Voluntary Adoption Agency, based in Birmingham, serving the whole of the West Midlands and beyond.

4. Barnardo’s – are the UK’s largest Voluntary Adoption Agency and have the resources and expertise to give you all the support you need.

5. Birmingham Children’s Trust – are a Voluntary Adoption Agency and are the largest single adoption agency with the highest number of children in care covering Birmingham and beyond. They offer nationally recognised lifelong support.