South East Wales Adoption Service

Are you able to offer a loving home and family unit to a vulnerable child or children? Could you change a child’s future? This is something you could do by becoming an adoptive parent. If you have ever thought about taking this big step, this information is for you.  

The South East Wales Adoption Service (SEWAS) is provided by Torfaen, Monmouthshire, Caerphilly, Newport and Blaenau Gwent local authorities, and provides adoption services across and beyond the five boroughs.  If you are interested in adoption and would like more information, the SEWAS team is always happy to help. 

This information has been written to begin to answer some of the key questions you may have, such as: 

  • What is adoption?
  • Can I adopt?
  • Who are the children that need adopting?
  • How to apply and what happens next?
  • What support will I get?
  • Where can I get more information?
  • Can I adopt my step-children?

For further information please contact:

Contact Information

The South East Wales Adoption Service

North Wing
2nd Floor, Block B
Mamhilad House
Mamhilad Park Estate
Pontypool
Torfaen
NP4 0HZ 

Telephone: (01495) 355766 

Email : adoption@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk