Adoption in the Black Country & Adoption Focus, the new name for the regional adoption consortium is calling for more people to find out all about adoption by coming along to an information event on Valentine ’s Day at The Himley Country Hotel, near Dudley. Adoption in the Black Country & Adoption Focus will be using the event to break down some misconceptions about who can adopt, highlight the need for adopters for specific groups and help people start the adoption process, if they wish.

Statistics, such as nearly half (49%) of all children for whom families are being sought are part of a sibling group will be shared and also info to tackle some of the misconnections people about who can adopt. For instance, some people think that if you rent your home you can’t adopt – this simply isn’t true!

To find out more about adopting one child or more go to or come along to the regional adoption information events on 14th February at The Himley Country Hotel, School Road, Himley (Nr Dudley), DY3 4LG. No need to register, just come along at 6pm