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A new Regional Adoption Agency (RAA) covers the whole of Dorset from 1 July 2017. The new RAA is called Aspire Adoption.

Aspire Adoption brings together the 3 local authority adoption services in Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole.

Go to Aspire Adoption website

Aspire Adoption works closely and in partnership with the local voluntary adoption agency, Families for Children, to enhance the adoption services across the region. The combined service also provides a Special Guardianship assessment and support service.

Bournemouth Borough Council host the agency on behalf of the other partners.

Aspire Adoption is based at the Kinson Hub in Bournemouth:

Aspire Adoption
The Kinson Hub
1599 Wimborne Road
BH11 9AW


Telephone: 0300 123 9868

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