Adoption stories

These are just some of the adoption stories about PACT families. To begin your adoption journey and start your own adoption story with PACT download a guide to adoption

* Some names and details have been changed for confidentiality reasons

  • Emma and Fahmi adopted after having a birth child

  • Darren adopted as a single father

  • Anne adopted Maya as a single adopter

  • Tam and Katrina adopted two boys

  • Phil and Gareth adopted Ben

  • Zena and Jamie adopted Rico when he was two-and-a-half

  • David and Hannah adopted three children under four years old

  • Chloe and Dan adopted baby Megan through PACT's Foster for Adoption scheme

  • Gemma and Phil adopted five year-old Emily

  • Jacqui adopted seven-year-old Sadie

  • Emma adopted Josh through PACT's Foster for Adoption scheme

  • Eleanor and Chris adopted William who has additional needs

  • David and his partner adopted their third child through PACT

  • Susan and Leyton

  • Colin and Margaret became grandparents again through adoption

  • Neil and Matt adopted Joe, who has autism

  • Brian and Andy are a gay couple

  • Georgia is a single adopter

  • Hannah and Darren adopted Katie aged four

  • Helen and Andrew adopted siblings

  • Sally and Peter adopted Ellie who has Down's Syndrome

  • Joanne has adopted three children with additional needs

  • Alison is a single lesbian adopter

  • Safia and Idris are a Muslim family

  • Jonathan and Katherine adopted a sibling group of three who needed to stay together