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More information

Oldham Adoption Service is now part of Adoption Now (, a new regional adoption agency that combines six local authorities; Blackburn with Darwen, Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Tameside, Rochdale.

By joining together we are able to provide you with the very best support no matter what stage of the adoption journey you are at and will help reduce the time our children wait for a forever family.

Enquire to be an adopter

If you would like to enquire about becoming an adopter, please visit our new website, or call us on 01204 336 096.

Adoption support

Adoption Now offers a range of services to support people who have been affected by adoption. Please call 01204 336 097 or email to find out more.

Enquire about letterbox

If you are an adopter or a birth relative and want to enquire about letterbox, please call 0161 770 1136 or email

Adopting step-children

If you are considering adopting your partner’s child, please email

Intercountry adoption

If you are considering adopting from abroad, please contact the Intercountry Adoption Centre on 0208 447 4753 or visit