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Families Considering Foster Care and Adoption
Summarizes what foster parents should consider while deciding whether to adopt the child or youth in their care. This factsheet does not address the specifics of how to adopt; it provides information on the differences between foster care and adoption, advantages of foster parent adoption, strategies for foster/adoptive families, and useful references.
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Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2019). Families considering foster care and adoption. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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