How picky are councils?

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How picky are councils?

Postby Helen84 » Fri Mar 12, 2010 9:24 am

I want to know, when adoptiong how picky they are? Basically we applied for info through baranardos. My husband and i want to adopt , even if we have our own child naturally. Its something i have wanted to do!

Basically my husband has an auto immune liver disease. One of the side effects is tiredness, but he leads a normal life and copes really well with this. Our problem is over the years his conditions could get worse, which may lead to a liver transplant. But it could also stay stable like this till he gets old! We dont know.

Will councils/adoptions agencies say no to us because of this?
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Postby MsMara » Tue Mar 16, 2010 8:52 am

sorry, I have no idea really, but a very good friend of mine wasn't allowed to adopt through Bristol City Council, but has now had her little girl for 3 years through Barnados!!

She also has a condition (can't remember what it's called) which could deteriorate over the next few years or stay stable but there was no way to predict either way.

HTH. Good luck xx
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