Adoption Cost & Wait Time Information

Information on the cost of adoption and how long it takes to adopt a child through domestic, foster, or international adoption.

2016-2017 Adoption Cost & Timing Survey Results represented by piggy bank, calculator, and calendar

Adoption Cost and Timing in 2016-2017

Adoption Cost and Timing in 2016-2017

Each year, Adoptive Families polls newly formed families across the country to get actual information on the cost and length of time it took them to complete their adoptions. See the results of the most recent 2016-2017 Adoption Cost & Timing Survey.

hourglass and calendar to measure how long it takes to adopt, how to respond when people ask

How Do You Respond to “How Long Did It Take You to Adopt?”

We asked our readers: How do you respond when someone asks you how long it takes to adopt? Read the answers from adoptive parents.


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