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Let's adopt poster - adoption in Blackburn and DarwenEvery year, there are around 50 young children in Blackburn with Darwen who need adoptive parents. They range from babies and toddlers to children up to the age of 8 – and occasionally older.

The good news is that most people are able to adopt and with Blackburn with Darwen, you’ll be supported by one of the best adoption teams around.  We’ve introduced a quicker adoption process, which takes around six months to complete and includes training in child development, forming families and the special issues involved in adopting.

Find more information, including frequently asked questions about adopting with Blackburn with Darwen Council, at

Or contact our friendly and professional team on 01254 666806 for an informal chat.




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Mail Adoption, Floor 2, 10 Duke Street, Blackburn, BB2 1DH
Phone Number(s) 01254 666806
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