Darren adopted as a single father

Darren* is a 43-year-old single father who became a dad to his son Finn* in early 2017 when he was four years old...
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Gemma and Phil adopted five year-old Emily and her baby brother

After adopting five-year-old Emily*, Gemma* and her husband Phil* were approached by PACT a year later to see if they could adopt Emily's new baby brother...
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Jacqui adopted seven-year-old Sadie

Jacqui adopted Sadie, who was seven years old, through PACT in 2014. Three years later she adopted seven-year-old Lara through a local authority...
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Mark and Laurence adopted siblings Cait and Oliver

Mark and Laurence adopted siblings Cait* and Oliver*, aged eight and six, after first seeing PACT at Brighton Pride...
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Susan adopted nine-year-old Leyton

Susan adopted nine-year-old Leyton through PACT after seeing a poster appealing for adopters in the waiting room at her GP’s surgery...
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Neil and Matt adopted Joe, who has autism

Neil and Matt adopted Joe, who has autism and a sensory processing disorder, when he was three years old...
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Brian and Andy are a same-sex couple who adopted two boys

Brian and Andy decided to adopt a child after meeting with an old friend who was just about to adopt her second child through PACT...
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Georgia adopted four-year-old Presley as a single adopter

Georgia adopted four-year-old Presley as a single adopter, following a Fostering for Adoption placement...
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Hannah and Darren adopted Katie aged four

Hannah and Darren adopted four-year-old Katie after hearing about adoption during National Adoption Week, which happens every year in October...
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Helen and Andrew adopted siblings

Helen and Andrew had been through several years of fertility treatment without success and, still wanting a family, they looked to adoption...
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Alison is a single lesbian adopter

Alison became the proud mother of Jessica* in August 2010. She is a single lesbian parent and came to PACT to adopt as the agency welcomes LGBT+ applicants...
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Jonathan and Katherine adopted a sibling group of three who needed to stay together

Jonathan and Katherine, from Banbury, adopted three sisters through PACT. At the time the girls were 3, 2 and 1 years old....
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