Adopting from Foster Care

104,000 children in the U.S. foster-care system are waiting for permanent homes. Could you be the perfect parent to one of them?

What's the process like? Are there any general guidelines? I can explain the process in general terms, but each state has its own adoption laws and policies, and the steps involved vary. It's wise to learn about your state's laws at the outset. If you contact AdoptUSKids by phone (888-200-4005) or online, you'll be put in touch with a public agency (or a contracted private provider) in your state. Prospective adoptive families don't have to have a lot of money ...

Answers to frequently asked questions on how to adopt from the U.S. foster system.

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