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Support after adoption

Our services are available to people who live in Nottinghamshire and for families who have adopted a Nottinghamshire child for three years after the adoption order. We offer support, advice, information and counselling to people who:

Support available to Nottinghamshire placed children:

  • Access to your adoption records for 100 years
  • Letterbox contact scheme and support for face-to-face contact.

Other sources of support

Support is also available through a variety of resources and information including:

The following organisations also provide support:

  • Adoption Support Services Adviser (ASSA): 01623 437988 
  • The Fostering and Adoption Advice Line offers specialist parenting advice (out of hours) on 0800 085 8995.
  • For social care emergencies call 0300 456 4546.
  • First for Adoption


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