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Adoption documents

Nottinghamshire County Council's adoption service operates against a range of policies and criteria to ensure it delivers the best possible quality and its services are regularly checked against national standards.

Adoption recruitment strategy

The aim of the recruitment strategy is to recruit and support sufficient adopters from culturally diverse backgrounds, who are appropriately matched with children who need stable and permanent homes.

Eligibility criteria

Read our criteria to see who is eligible to adopt a child in Nottinghamshire.

Statement of purpose

The Adoption Services Statement of Purpose [PDF] sets out the aims and objectives of the Nottinghamshire Adoption Service. It explains our values and principles, the services we provide and the way we provide them.

Adoption inspection report

Nottinghamshire Adoption Service is inspected by Ofsted, and inspection reports can be downloaded from their website.

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