Adoption Assistance for Children Adopted From Foster Care

Date: January 2020
Adoption Assistance for Children Adopted From Foster Care

Series Title: Factsheets for Families

Author(s): Information Gateway

Year Published: 2020

File Size: 332 KB

This factsheet for families describes how adoption assistance in the form of subsidies may help make adoption possible for families who are considering adopting a child from foster care. The factsheet explores how to secure financial assistance and adoption tax credits and how to use a State's fair hearings process to challenge decisions related to such assistance. It also includes information on deferring adoption assistance and suggests helpful resources. 

Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2020). Adoption assistance for children adopted from foster care. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau.

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