Military personnel and families have unique questions about how their particular situations affect the adoption process. Since military families move frequently, they may have more questions about interjurisdictional requirements, about placement situations when stationed out of the country, and military benefits for adoption. Find resources in this section about working with military families.
Adoption by Military Families: Patching Adoption Pieces Together
van de Flier Davis & Moakler (2010)
Judges’ Page Newsletter
Discusses unexamined strengths of military life, among them an ability to deal with adversity and access to supportive services.
Adoption for Military Families: How to Get Started
Presents an overview of adoption benefits available to military families.
DoD Adoption Reimbursement Program
National Military Family Association (2006)
Describes the permanent adoption reimbursement program for active duty service members.
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Child Welfare Information Gateway
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Supplies resources for military personnel and their families on a variety of topics. Click on Parenting then select your branch to view a list of adoption resources.
NMFA Adoption Information
National Military Family Association
Provides information about the rights, benefits, and services available to military families. Promotes and protects the interests of military families by influencing the development and implementation of legislation and policies affecting them.