Adopting From Foster Care

Find organizations with information on children waiting for adoption to help you start the adoption process.

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How to Adopt
AdoptUsKids
Provides prospective foster and adoptive parents with information on the adoption process, who can adopt, common myths, State-specific information, and more.

Meet the Children
AdoptUSKids
Describes the 104,000 children and youth waiting for adoption in foster care and offers the searchable AdoptUSKids' national photolisting database of thousands of children available for adoption.

Adoption Resources for Resource Parents
State Guides & Manuals Search
Lists State publications about adoption (such as foster/adoptive parent handbooks or adoption assistance information) that are written for foster, adoptive, and prospective adoptive parents.

Foster/Adoptive Family Associations/Coalitions
Series Title: Related Organizations Lists
Author(s): Child Welfare Information Gateway
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Year Published: 2014 - 1 page
Includes State-level associations/coalitions of families that work to strengthen foster and adoptive parents and kinship/relative caregiver families through training, support, advocacy, and outreach activities. Social media (such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.) links are included, when available.

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