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Hundreds of children waiting to be adopted

A new map published by the government shows hundreds of children in the North East are waiting to be adopted.

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Hotline staffed by people who have adopted children

A new telephone hotline has been set up to give advice about the routes to adoption and the support available. It will be staffed by people who have already adopted children.

It is 0300 222 0022.

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