Follow these Steps to email a friend or colleague a link to this information.
Adoption Options: Where Do I Start?
Provides a basic understanding of the different types of adoption and guides readers to relevant resources. It begins by describing the different types of adoption and goes on to discuss State laws governing adoption, choosing an agency or adoption services provider, completing the home study, being matched with a child, and completing the necessary legal documents.
Table of Contents
Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2015). Adoption options: Where do I start? Washington, DC: Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau.
This material may be freely reproduced and distributed. However, when doing so, please credit Child Welfare Information Gateway.