At After Adoption Yorkshire, we provide a range of consultation services on post-adoption issues. We want our clients to feel that they are not alone in their adoption journey and to bring back their confidence as parents.
What we offer

• Appointments available in a number of local areas
• Telephone advice line
• Confidential advice and counselling
• Support groups for adopted people, adoptive parents, and birth parents
• An intermediary service for people who have traced a relative and are wanting to make contact
• A mediation service on adoption issues
• Staff with a range of experience and skills
• Consultation and training for professionals

Our services for adopted adults

• Individual Counselling
• Befriending by other adopted adults
• Group work/workshops for adopted adults on searching and related post-reunion issues
• Negotiation with adoption agencies regarding access to records
• Intermediary services
• Self-support groups

Training and consultation
We run training events and workshops for adoption professionals on the following topics:
• Contact issues in adoption
• Section 51 counselling
• Emotional impact of adoption and how to help parents and children cope with them
• Intermediary and post-reunion work
• Attachment work in post-adoption services
• Working with adopted young people
• Working with non-consenting birth parents
• Parenting strategies for adoptive parents

If you would like to book a place on one of our Post-Adoption Training days or come to one of our Seminars, please contact Sophia Fowler at 070 5569 5578 or send an email to info@afteradoptionyorkshire.org.uk.

We will post on this website any new and upcoming training days and events organized and conducted by the After Adoption Yorkshire team.