Adoption Assistance for Children Adopted From Foster Care
Series Title: Factsheets for Families
Author(s): Information Gateway
Year Published: 2020
File Size: 332 kBDownload Publication Adoption Assistance for Children Adopted From Foster Care (PDF 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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