Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Aspire Adoption Service

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Our purpose is to provide outstanding services for children and adults with links to adoption or special guardianship.

Here at Aspire, we are keen for anyone who is considering adopting to come forward and contact us. The information on our website will answer some of your questions about adoption but we would love to talk to you personally to answer any specific questions you have and to guide you through the process. Aspire will provide you with support from the moment you contact us, through the adoption assessment, through the matching and placement of a child or children with you and in the years after an Adoption Order has been made.

Support services
Aspire offers a range of support services to all parties connected with adoption including families who have adopted, adopted adults and birth families. We also offer support services to families created through special guardianship. In addition to specialist support services, Aspire provides social events, support groups, training and contact services.

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Venue/Contact Details
Area coverage
Pan Dorset
Directions
See Journey Planner on the right-hand side of this page, where you can view bus, car and train routes from your location.
Times and Costs
Opening times:
The Phoneline is open Monday to Thursday between 8:30am and 5:15pm and Friday from 8:30am until 4:45pm.
Further opening details:
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
Availability
  • All Year Round
Costs:
This is a free service.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
Ages:
From 18 years to 60 years
Booking Information:
Booking is not required