Am I too old to adopt?

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What happens if I’ve had treatment for infertility?

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Can I adopt if I live in rented accommodation?

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Do my finances and employment status matter?

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Can I get financial help to adopt?

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Will my health affect my chance of adopting?

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Can I adopt if I have a disability?

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Can I adopt if I am overweight?

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Can I adopt if I smoke?

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Can I work and adopt?

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Can I adopt if I already have children?

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Can I adopt if I have a criminal record?

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How long will the assessment process take?

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As a foster carer, can I adopt a child in my care?

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Is the adoption process the same for stepparents?

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What help will I get after I’ve adopted a child?

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Can I change my child’s name?

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How do I decide which adoption agency to approach?

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What’s the difference between applying to a Voluntary Adoption Agency (VAA) or a Local Authority Adoption Agency?

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What are Regional Adoption collaboratives?

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Do Voluntary Adoption Agencies cover all of Wales?

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Where else can I get advice or information?

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Taking the next step

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