These stories show different family journeys through the adoption process and how they found their experience with the Kent Adoption Team. The stories are real, but the names and pictures have been changed to protect their identity.

Carl and Jane's story

Our journey to adoption was an emotional one...

Carl and Jane's story

Carl and Jane's story

Our journey to adoption was an emotional one...

Carl and Jane's story

Lucy's story

I have thought about adoption as long as I have thought about having children...

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Lucy's story

I have thought about adoption as long as I have thought about having children...

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Diane and Simon's story

When we thought about children, we assumed we would go down the 'normal' route...

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Diane and Simon's story

When we thought about children, we assumed we would go down the 'normal' route...

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Sian and Jason's story

Sian and Jason talk about their experience of an activity day.

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Sian and Jason's story

Sian and Jason talk about their experience of an activity day.

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Richard and Louis' story

Hear Richard and Louis' experience of the adoption process.

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Richard and Louis' story

Hear Richard and Louis' experience of the adoption process.

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Maria's story

My mum had my sister at 40 so I always assumed I'd find it easy to conceive at that age.

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Maria's story

My mum had my sister at 40 so I always assumed I'd find it easy to conceive at that age.

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