Adoptive families wanted

TEN North East councils are working together to encourage more people to adopt.

Northumberland County Council has embarked on a recruitment campaign for families along with authorities in Darlington, Durham, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Redcar and Cleveland, Stockton and Sunderland.

There are about 385 children of all ages and backgrounds in the region waiting to be adopted and applications are welcome from all sections of the community.

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