LGBTQ+ Adoption Guide

7 February 2024 | Press Releases

LGBTQ+ Adoption Guide

 

St David’s Adoption Service proudly announces the release of its groundbreaking LGBTQ+ Adoption Guide, a comprehensive resource aimed at supporting individuals within the LGBTQ+ community on their adoption journey. This guide, a culmination of heartfelt insights from advocates and experts, addresses concerns and promotes an inclusive and supportive atmosphere for prospective adopters.

The guide covers a wide array of topics, including perceived barriers, historical context, mental health considerations, medical aspects, family dynamics, legal matters, societal perceptions, employment, housing, and more. It offers practical guidance, uplifting narratives, and invaluable resources to assist LGBTQ+ individuals in navigating the adoption process with confidence and positivity.

One of the guide’s highlights is the inclusion of real-life stories and conversations with LGBTQ+ adoptive parents, offering firsthand insights into their adoption journey, challenges faced, and milestones achieved. Their experiences serve as a beacon of hope and inspiration for those considering adoption.

The LGBTQ+ Adoption Guide by St David’s is now available for download on the agency’s website. St David’s Adoption Service encourages feedback and suggestions for improvement, reaffirming its commitment to continuous learning and growth in supporting LGBTQ+ individuals on their adoption journey.


Click Here to read the guide.

For media inquiries or further information, please contact:
Shaun Houcke
Senior Administration Officer
St David’s Adoption Service
Shaun.Houcke@stdavidscs.org

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Every adoption journey starts with a child. Our modern and responsive adoption service enables and supports our families across Wales to help children grow and thrive throughout their lives, valuing all relationships that are important to them.

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