Adopting When You're Single, Gay, Older, or Living Abroad

Single, gay, older, living abroad? In you are in one of these categories, here's what you need to know to begin the adoption process.

Non-traditional adoptions

The growing number of one-parent households, availability of adoption subsidies in most states for children with special needs, and agencies’ desire to find homes for children who are older or who have disabilities are driving the acceptance of single-parent adoption.

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