Issue details

Developing a Regional Adoption Agency

Sheffield is working together with the 15 Local Authorities across Yorkshire and Humber and in collaboration with Voluntary Adoption Agency to form a Yorkshire and Humber Regional Adoption Hub with 3 sub-regional autonomous Regional Adoption Agencies that will replace existing local authority adoption agencies. These plans are progressing in line with central government expectations for adoption reform as set out in the government report ‘Adoption a vision for Change’ published in March 2016.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/08/2016

Scrutiny Committee: Children, Young People and Family Support Scrutiny Committee;

Decision due: 23 Nov 2016 by Co-operative Executive

Lead director: Executive Director, Children, Young People and Families

Department: Children, Young People and Families

Contact: Joel Hanna, Youth Justice Service Manager Email: Tel: 27 36463.

Date agenda documents available: 15/11/16


  • Report of the Executive Director, Children, Young People and Families