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Information Sessions

If you've been thinking of adopting, be sure to register for one of the city council's monthly evening information sessions at the Portsmouth Adoption Centre, Hester Road, PO4 8HB.

We recruit adopters across Hampshire (anywhere within 50 miles of Portsmouth and potentially further afield), in and around areas including Aldershot, Andover, Basingstoke, Bournemouth, Brighton, Chichester, Crawley, Fareham, Guildford, Havant, Horsham, Isle of Wight, Newbury, Petersfield, Poole, Portsmouth, Reading, Romsey, Salisbury, Southampton, Waterlooville, Winchester, Woking, Worthing and more!

We run friendly, informal evening sessions usually on the first Tuesday of each month between 6.30pm-8.30pm, with the dates for 2017 below:

- Tuesday 5th September

- Tuesday 3rd October 

- Tuesday 7th November

- Tuesday 5th December 

We also run information sessions in the day if this suits you best, between 12 - 2pm, which run on the following dates for 2017:  

- Tuesday 22nd August

- Tuesday 19th September

- Tuesday 17th October

- Tuesday 21st November

- Tuesday 19th December

You can find out all the information you need about adoption on any of the evening/day information sessions above, and have all your questions answered by friendly, professional staff.

To be able to come along to one of the information sessions above, whether evening or during the day, you only need to be interested in adopting a child and need to register by emailing adoptioncentre@portsmouthcc.gov.uk; or telephoning 023 9287 5294.