Adoption Routes work with people who want to adopt

We prepare prospective adopters for, and facilitate, the adoption process. Learn about our passionate, highly-qualified team, here to support you at Adoption Routes.

Adoption Panel

The Adoption Panel carries out a rigorous quality assurance function. It promotes good practice, consistency of approach and fairness in all aspects of adoption.

The Adoption Panel makes a recommendation on the suitability of prospective adoptive applicants to the Agency Decision Maker.

The Agency Decision Maker (ADM) is the person who formally decides to approve prospective adoptive applicants based on the Adoption Panel recommendations.

Adoption Panel members

Adoption Routes’ Adoption Panel includes a Chairperson, professionals in adoption, adopters, adoptees, a medical advisor and representatives from the Agencies Board.

There is also a Panel Adviser.

Adoption Panel Members