Committee Details

West Yorkshire Adoption Joint Committee

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Purpose of committee

The West Yorkshire Adoption Joint Committee is appointed by the five West Yorkshire authorities to have oversight of the regional adoption agency “One Adoption West Yorkshire”.  It commenced operation in March 2017. The Committee is responsible for ensuring that the adoption services (including the recruitment and approval of potential adopters; identification of potential matches between children and adopters; and the provision of adoption support services) are carried out safely, effectively and efficiently.

Contact information

Support officer: If you would like to find out more please contact Michelle Rawlings, Head of Service for One Adoption West Yorkshire, Email: