Information for children and young people

The adoption process can feel quite daunting so to help children and young people to understand what might be happening we have produced a number of guides:

A Child’s Guide to Adoption

This booklet will help you understand what adoption is all about and answer some of the questions you may have.

Sam’s Story

Read about her journey about how she found a new family through adoption.

The process

To help understand the process of adoption and what to expect, Cheshire West and Chester Adoption Service have produced a guide especially for children to help you understand what support you can have from the Adoption Support Team.  

Growing Up in your adoptive family – a young persons guide to adoption support

This book will help you understand what happens after you have been adopted and what some of the people who may come into your life are doing there