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How To Adopt

Funding Your Adoption

The Jones Family

With the cost ranging between $25,000 to $50,000, many families face a financial gap when funding their adoption. This is not only overwhelming but also discouraging for most individuals and families. However, there is hope. There are numerous resources available to help reduce the financial barrier that exists between waiting children and families. A great…

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5 Ways to Prepare as You Await Adoption Placement

5 Ways to Prepare as You Await Placement

The adoption process involves different challenges and obstacles with waiting being one of the hardest ones. As you wait to welcome home a child into your family through adoption, there are things you and your family can do to help prepare for this new chapter you are about to begin. 1. Culture Familiarize yourself with…

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4 Types of Domestic Adoption

4 Types of Domestic Adoption

The term domestic adoption refers to the process of a citizen adopting a child with the same citizenship. Wait times, fees, and the level of legal risk vary among domestic adoption processes. Because of this, it is not unusual for a family to feel a level of apprehension about pursuing a domestic adoption. Education and…

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10 Misconceptions About Adoption

10 Myths About Adoption

It can be difficult to absorb the amount of information available addressing the complexities of adoption. Below, we have shed light on some common misconceptions (or myths) as you navigate these first steps.   MYTH: There are no orphans in the U.S. TRUTH: There are thousands of children in need of the permanency of a loving…

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How International Adoption Works

How International Adoption Works

International (or Intercountry) adoption occurs when a child is adopted into a family whose country of origin and citizenship differs from the child’s own. Thousands of Americans pursue international adoption each year. Many international adoption programs are available, so determining which country you are interested in will guide you in choosing an agency. When considering…

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