Adoption support agency: do you need to register?
What you need to know about registering with Ofsted if you want to open or manage an adoption support agency.
23 May 2017: this guidance is under review and will be republished later in the year.
If an organisation undertakes work with adopted children or adults, or children who are being prepared for adoption, they will usually need to register with Ofsted as an adoption support agency.
This guide tells you about adoption support agencies and what the law says they must do.