We provide support to adopters and prospective adopters in Wales through a dedicated office, based in Cardiff. This page provides information on adoption and the kind of support we can provide for adopters in Wales.

For a full list of Adoption UK Wales Forthcoming Training events click here


Training and Events

  • Master Classes - adverse childhood experiences

    The focus of this years’ master classes is how early trauma and exposure to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can impact on individual children in schools. Read more

  • Health and Development Issues

    Courses held throughout the first half of 2019 at various locations. Read more

  • Life Journey Work

    This course provides an opportunity to understand the roles and responsibilities of those involved in sharing a child’s Life Journey. Read more

  • Child to Parent Violence/Non Violent Resistance Awareness Raising Day

    The day will provide an introduction to a range of practical Non Violent Resistance strategies and explain the vital role of those supporting families both in professional roles and as family members or friends. Read more

  • Parenting Our Children

    Courses held throughout the year at various locations. Read more


  • A Peer Support Network for adoptive parents and prospective adopters.

    We are extending our network of peer support groups for adopters and we are developing new methods of delivery so that all families can access peer support if they wish. Read more

  • The first 1000 days

    Adoption UK Wales launched ‘First 1000 days project’ on the 1st October. he project offers a menu of support to adoptive families for the first 1000 days of the adoptive family journey. Read more

  • Partnership with After Adoption

    In Wales, Adoption UK and After Adoption have formed the Wales Adoption Support Partnership to support all those who are touched by adoption. Both organisations run from a joint office in Grangetown, Cardiff. Read more