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Adopting a Step Child

There are a number of ways that a step parent can acquire parental responsibility for his or her step child, all of which a Portland Centre Support Worker can initially discuss with you.

Adopting a step child

Adopting a step child is a legal process and has various steps.

It can seem overwhelming but we can help you make contact with the relevant Social Service department, who will happily help and support you.

At the Portland Centre we can help you in various ways:

What next?

If you or any member of your family need help with these decisions, just call us on 01305 824333 or email us using our contact form or pop in to see a Portland Centre Staff member, to receive immediate assistance.