The path to adopting a child for many involves becoming a foster parent first. Learn about the risks, rewards, and responsibilities of caring for children in the U.S. foster care system.
Foster Adoption Overview: How to Adopt a Child from Foster Care
Would you like to adopt a child from foster care? Learn about the foster adoption process and how to adopt a child who needs a permanent home.
Foster adoption was right for these three families. Read their stories to find out why.
More and more families are starting to consider foster care. Find out why.
View the replay of a webinar with adoption attorneys Denise M. Bierly, Esq., and Bobbie L. Rabuck, Esq., to learn about the foster adoption process and adoption subsidies.
How parents-to-be can survive failed expectant mother matches, changes to country programs, foster placements that do not lead to adoption, and other potential heartaches along the way.
Adoptive Families supports a year-round focus on foster adoption. These web resources provide support and practical assistance for families.
During the process to adopt from the foster system, we faced a series of delays. But, at the end, we found a love that was worth the wait.
“Interstate barriers keep children in foster care, while willing parents are ignored.”
Answers to your parenting questions.
For the past four years, my wife and I have provided a temporary roost for kids blown about by a fate they didn’t deserve.
One mom opens her home — and heart — to foster children, and finds her passion.
“My boys were teens when I adopted them, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t need a mom. Even if I was only 25 at the time.”
“Adopting through foster care felt like a roller-coaster ride, but we knew that we were on the right path.”
The number of children adopted from foster care has dropped in recent years — and a new survey finds that Americans believe many myths about the process. Here are the facts, and real-life stories, that could help find more kids permanent homes.
With fost-adopt, I didn’t need to own a home or have $50,000 in the bank to become a parent.
A 10-year-old recalls the day a foster family became a forever family for him and his sister.
In part one of our family's adoption odyssey, we make our way through our state's Fost/Adopt program and find that things don't always go according to plan. But sometimes, that's for the best.
A documentary on foster care depicts life without a safety net.
As she prepares for the adoption of her third child, the author knows it is not just she who must be ready, but also the 9-year-old girl she’s fallen in love with.