Apply to adopt

We need permanent homes for a range of children in our care. Take a few minutes to complete our online enquiry form and a member of our team will get back to you and let you know what the next steps are.


Please make sure that you have read all of the information in the related documents section before completing the form.

Related documents

The following documents are in Portable Document Format (PDF). You can download software to view PDF documents for free from the Adobe website (opens in a new window)

This form will take around 10 to 15 minutes to complete. Please give us as much information as you can and fill in all requested details.

Note: Asterisks (*) indicate required information.

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Contact details

Thank you for taking the time to fill in this form.

Your information will now be passed onto a member of our adoption team and they will be in contact with you within seven working days.


If you experience any problems with this form please contact contact.centre@derbyshire.gov.uk and quote form ID: ILF/420/09