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What you need to know about us

Our mission is to secure families for Suffolk children.

We aim to provide a comprehensive and high quality service to meet the lifelong needs of those whose lives are affected by adoption. 

We give particular emphasis to finding and maintaining safe and secure families for children and young people needing adoption enabling them to achieve the best possible outcomes for life.

You can find out more about our principles, the service we provide and the way we work in our Statement of Purpose (PDF, 1 MB).

Suffolk Adoption and Fostering Service was rated GOOD by Ofsted for 2015/2016

Find out more

Read about our aims for care in our Customer Care Standards guide (PDF, 171 KB).

The Suffolk Adoption Agency Annual Report (Word, 119 KB) outlines our progress and achievements over the last year, and shows areas for future work and development. 

The Suffolk Adoption Agency Policies (PDF, 1.2 MB) have been endorsed by Suffolk County Council’s Executive Committee.

These set out detailed policies governing our work with children, birth parents and adopters. 

If you're dealing with an allegation of abuse or neglect you may want to read our Dealing with an allegation booklet (PDF, 385 KB).

Get in touch

If you have any queries about adoption, or are interested in starting your journey as an adoptive parent, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

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