Children come into foster care due to abuse or neglect, or, sometimes, due to the abuse or neglect experienced by their siblings. Nationwide, 54 percent of children adopted from the foster care system were adopted by their foster parents (See AFCARS report 17*). In this section find topics relevant to families who have adopted children from foster care, such as adjusting to the change in the child's legal status, sibling concerns, transracial and transcultural adoption, and parenting children who have experienced abuse and neglect.
- Transitioning foster children to adoptive children
- Parenting children who have experienced abuse and neglect