Caritas Care Adoption Services in the North West


Delivering high quality adoption services for 90 years

Call: 0800 652 6955

Caritas Care is a committed and experienced independent adoption agency, rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in ALL areas in our 2017 and 2021 inspections.

We’ve been finding families for children and helping adopters on their journey to becoming parents for 90 years.

We pride ourselves on the open, friendly and caring service our social work professionals provide.

Our Adoption service covers the whole of the North West including; Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Cumbria.

You Can Adopt


There are over 2000 children waiting for families…

Adoption is a way of providing a family for children who, the courts have determined, cannot be brought up by their birth parents or family. It’s a legal process in which the parental responsibility for the child is transferred from the birth parents to the adopters, permanently.

We believe that every child deserves to feel safe, secure and loved and that is why we’re looking for families for them and ensuring that their wellbeing is always at the heart of our adoption service.

Regardless of age, race, cultural background, religion, marital status or sexual orientation…we welcome all types of families for all kinds of children.

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Find out about us

Why Choose Us

We are a Voluntary Adoption Agency with 90 years experience of finding families for children.

Your options

Types of Adoption

There are a number of routes that you can take to adopt. We will help you to choose the right one for you.

How it works

The Process

The process takes approximately 6 months to complete. We have broken down the stages for you here…

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