News and events


African Adoption Support Group – Next Meeting on Saturday 7th December 2019

The African Adoption Support Group is a UK-based support group founded in November 2018 by parents with experience of inter-country adoption from Africa. The group welcomes to its meetings, prospective adopters who are considering adopting a child from Africa, those undergoing the adoption process, adoptive parents, and adult adoptees who can share their experience.


Virgin Money London Marathon 2020

Have you applied for a place to run the London Marathon in the ballot and been unsuccessful? Do you know someone who is in this position? Do you know anyone else who would love to have the opportunity to take part? IAC is seeking 8 volunteers to run the London Marathon on our behalf and raise funds to help support the world’s most disadvantaged children including those awaiting adoption in the UK.

An introduction to Intercountry Adoption - The legal and social work framework

Tuesday 5th November 2019 10:00 to 1.00pm. A seminar for lawyers in private practice and local authority legal practitioners in this field.

Pioneers of international adoption charity recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

IAC is delighted to share the news that Founder and Former CEO Gill Haworth and key IAC leader Jan Way have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Awarded an OBE and MBE respectively, these women pioneered the creation and delivery of high quality international adoptions in the UK, including creating and leading IAC, the charity that places vulnerable children from around the world with UK adoptive families.

Domestic Adoption

IAC is the largest intercountry adoption centre in the UK. Since 2012 it has brought this expertise to UK domestic adoption as well.