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 do not own my own home?

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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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What is a Voluntary Adoption Agency (VAA)?

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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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How much does it cost to adopt a child from Wales or the UK?

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Can I adopt if I have a mental health problem such as depression or anxiety?

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Can I adopt if I'm single?

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Can I adopt if I'm gay or transgender?

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Can I adopt if I am not, or my partner is not, a UK national?

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Can I adopt if I have pets?

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Will I have to meet the child’s parents or other birth relatives?

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Who are the children needing adoption?

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Taking the next step

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