Our Mission

We are the connection between the children who wait in foster care and the families who adopt. We provide expertise and support before, during, and after the adoption process.

Meet Waiting Children

Heart Galleries

Heart Gallery portraits promote adoption awareness across the country with compelling exhibits introducing children who are waiting to be adopted by their "forever" families. Learn more

Special Events


Saturday, December 8

CHOICE Open Event

Come hang out with some amazing youth and explore the option of being a mentor! This event is for adults only so please do not...


Classes & Trainings

October 17 at 9:00am MST


Northeast Region TBRI® Caregiver Training Series: Correcting Principles - addressing fear-based needs

This class is the fourth session of a four-part series in the Northeast Region.... read more

October 17 at 6:30pm MST


Adoption Options Orientation (Webinar)

You are invited to participate in a webinar presented by Jessica Hartwig, Adoption... read more

October 24 at 9:00am MST


Alamosa TBRI® Caregiver Training Series: Introduction & Overview

This class is the first session of a four-part series in Alamosa.

How We Connect Children and Families


Children have joined their families since 1983


Children have families, since January 1, 2018


Children belong to a minority group


Children are 9 years or older

Where the Money Goes

The Adoption Exchange’s Impact Summaries and Annual Reports provide a snapshot of our accomplishments as we put our mission into action.

View our Annual Report >