Recruiting Adoptive Families

If your agency struggles to recruit families for large sibling groups, suggestions in our Promoting and Supporting Sibling Connections section may help in your recruitment efforts. Social media can be another useful tool in finding families for sibling groups. The same best practices for using good data and knowing what's right for your community and target audience(s) still apply when you use social media.

After you have done your research and created a recruitment plan tailored to the needs of the sibling groups you serve and your agency, the following information on social media can help strengthen your recruitment strategies. This information can be helpful whether you are just becoming familiar with social media or you are already interacting with families online and want to sharpen your skills.

Using Video to Recruit Families
This section offers tutorials on creating and using videos for recruitment and also provides examples of different types of videos.

Using Photolistings to Recruit Families
These resources describe effective ways to use photolistings to find families for children awaiting adoption.

Connecting With Colleagues
This section provides links to opportunities for professionals to connect with each other and build their capacity. It also offers tutorials on building a successful online community for your agency or organization.

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