Orne Council is the main contact for future parents looking to adopt a child.

  • It examines adoption applications on the basis of a report produced by an administrative assistant and the district psychologist
  • It manages the authorisation procedure on behalf of the President of Orne Council, after advice from a specialist commission
  • It authorises and supervises the action of organisations who play an intermediary role in the adoption procedure
  • It supervises children entrusted to adopting families
  • It is the designated contact point for the Mission de l'Adoption Internationale (MAI) – international adoption mission - and the Agence Française de l'Adoption (AFA) – French Adoption Agency.