Where do you live?

Members of the public can contact the Advice Line for an Advice and Information service if they live in the following local authorities:

  • Bath and North East Somerset Council
  • Bristol City Council
  • Gloucestershire County Council
  • Norfolk County Council
  • North Somerset Council
  • South Gloucestershire Council
  • Thurrock Borough Council
  • Wiltshire County Council
  • Liverpool City Council
  • Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley
  • Metropolitan Borough of Sefton
  • Metropolitan Borough of Wirral
  • Gwynedd Council (Cyngor Gwynedd)
  • Isle of Anglesey County Council (Cyngor Sir Ynys Môn)
  • Conwy Borough Council (Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Conwy)
  • Denbighshire County Council (Cyngor Sir Ddinbych)
  • Flintshire County Council (Cyngor Sir y Fflint)
  • Wrexham County Borough Council (Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Wrecsam)
  • Monmouthshire County Council (Cyngor Sir Fynwy)
  • Newport City Council (Cyngor Dinas Casnewydd)
  • Torfaen County Borough (Bwrdeistref Sirol Torfaen)
  • Caerphilly County Borough Council (Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Caerffili)
  • Blaenau-Gwent County Borough Council (Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Blaenau Gwent)
  • Cardiff Council (Cyngor Caerdydd)
  • Vale of Glamorgan Council (Cyngor Bro Morgannwg)
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council (Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Rhondda Cynon Taf)
  • Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council (Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Merthyr Tudful)
  • Bridgend County Borough Council (Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr)
  • Neath Port Talbot Council (Cyngor Castell-nedd Port Talbot)
  • Swansea Council (Cyngor Abertawe)
  • Pembrokeshire County Council (Cyngor Sir Benfro)
  • Carmarthenshire County Council (Cyngor Sir Gâr)
  • Ceredigion County Council (Cyngor Sir Ceredigion)
  • Powys County Council (Cyngor Sir Powys)

Members of the public can also contact the Advice Line for Advice and Information if their Local Authorities have contracted for IAC to offer a full intercountry adoption services including undertaking adoption assessments. These Local Authorities are:

  • Birmingham Children's Trust for Birmingham City Council
  • Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
  • Bolton Borough Council
  • Bracknell Forest Council
  • Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Buckinghamshire County Council
  • Bury Borough Council
  • Cambridgeshire County Council
  • Central Bedfordshire Council
  • City of London
  • Cornwall Council
  • Cumbria County Council
  • Dudley Council
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Essex County Council
  • Guernsey
  • Hampshire County Council
  • Hertfordshire County Council
  • Kent County Council
  • London Borough of Barking & Dagenham
  • London Borough of Barnet
  • London Borough of Bexley
  • London Borough of Brent
  • London Borough of Bromley
  • London Borough of Camden
  • London Borough of Croydon
  • London Borough of Ealing
  • London Borough of Enfield
  • London Borough of Greenwich
  • London Borough of Hackney
  • London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham
  • London Borough of Haringey
  • London Borough of Harrow
  • London Borough of Havering
  • London Borough of Hillingdon
  • London Borough of Hounslow
  • London Borough of Islington
  • London Borough of Kensington & Chelsea
  • London Borough of Lambeth
  • London Borough of Lewisham
  • London Borough of Merton
  • London Borough of Newham
  • London Borough of Redbridge
  • London Borough of Richmond
  • London Borough of Southwark
  • London Borough of Sutton
  • London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • London Borough of Waltham Forest
  • London Borough of Wandsworth
  • Luton Borough Council
  • Milton Keynes Council
  • Oxfordshire County Council
  • Reading Borough Council
  • Rochdale Borough Council
  • Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames
  • Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead
  • Sandwell Children's Trust for Sandwell Council
  • Slough Children’s Trust for Slough Borough Council
  • Southampton City Council
  • Staffordshire County Council
  • Suffolk County Council
  • Surrey County Council
  • Swindon Borough Council
  • TACT for Peterborough City Council
  • Tameside Borough Council
  • Together for Children for Sunderland City Council
  • Walsall Council
  • West Berkshire Council
  • West Sussex County Council
  • Westminster City Council
  • Wokingham Borough Council
  • Wolverhampton City Council

In the north west and north east of England IAC works in partnership with other voluntary adoption agencies in order to provide prospective and existing adopters with more localised services through the Intercountry Adoption Regional Adoption Agency (ICARAA). Whilst IAC is the lead Agency within the ICARAA, the process of assessing and supporting adopters through to placement is provided jointly, with certain aspects of the work being undertaken locally by Adoption Matters and Nugent Adoption in the North of England, and ARC Adoption in the North East of England.

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