Why adopt with PACT?

Thank you for taking the first steps towards starting your adoption process. We have made this short film to give you an insight into adopting with PACT.

PACT is an independent adoption charity, rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2014 and 2017, with a long history of providing adoption services and award-winning adoption support.

In 2018-19, PACT placed 85 children with their forever families. 

We offer adoption services to couples and single people who live within a 50 mile radius of one of our three offices in Reading, Brighton and London. To find out if PACT operates in your area please call us on 0300 456 4800. Lines are open 10am-5pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10am-8pm on Tuesday and Thursday, and 10am-1pm on Saturday. You can also email enquiries@pactcharity.org.

Building, supporting  and strengthening forever families

PACT adopters can be couples or single people, of all ages, ethnicities and backgrounds. Find out who can adopt with our FAQs. We also need adopters prepared to 'Foster to Adopt'. Find out more about PACT's Fostering for Adoption scheme.

The more experience you have of being around children before you apply to adopt the more ahead you will be.  Parenting can be challenging but if you choose to adopt through PACT, we will be here to support you throughout every step of your adoption process and becoming a family. 

PACT offers a vast programme of adoption support services including 

PACT runs adoption events through the year where adopters can meet other PACT families. The most popular of these are Family Fun Days, held in Brighton, London and Berkshire.

Making a complaint

We want to know whether our services are being provided effectively and meeting your needs. Download PACT’s Adoption Compliments, Concerns and Complaints leaflet.