Barnardos Post Adoption Service provides a specialist therapeutic service to children and teenagers who are adopted both internationally and domestically - and their parents.
Services are also provided to adopted adults and their birth families. Our birth mothers and adopted adults groups run both online and in person.
The service is available regionally via three centres:
If you are having difficulty booking an event please contact either of our three centres directly.
A publication and audio documentary from Barnardos group support service for women whose children were adopted: Personal experiences over three decades, 1990 - 2020Podcast & Book
Outcomes of Research by Queens University
Barnardos Post Adoption Service, 23/24 Lower Buckingham Street, Dublin 1
(+353 1) 813 4100 [email protected]
Helpline: (01) 454 6388 (Open 10am - 1pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays)
Barnardos Post Adoption Service provides support and advice to parents who have adopted from abroad, adopted adults and birth parents; as well as providing a direct service to children. We offer support groups, workshops, training courses and individual support. Sign up to our email alerts to be kept informed about upcoming events and Barnardos' work.
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Barnardos Post Adoption Service is funded by TUSLA the Child and Family Agency, through donations from clients and from training income.
Barnardos Post Adoption Service is accredited by the Adoption Authority of Ireland under the Adoption Act 2010.