Adoption Options: Where Do I Start?

Authored By: Child Welfare Information Gateway

This factsheet is an introduction to the many pathways to building your family through adoption. It provides a basic understanding of the different types of adoption and guides readers to relevant resources. It includes different types of adoption, State laws governing adoption, choosing an agency or adoption services provider, completing the home study, being matched with a child, and completing the necessary legal documents. Also in Spanish/Español

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Last Review and Update: Nov 18, 2019
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