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


Friday, March 15

The Adoption Exchange Gala: A Place to Call Home

Ticket information coming soon. Please join The Adoption Exchange and emcee Ashley Kewish of KSL TV, at our Annual Gala, being held on Friday, March 1...



Wednesday, April 10

A Day for Wednesday’s Child, Colorado

SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Brought to you by The Adoption Exchange and CBS4 Denver. ONE CARING ADULT CAN CHANGE THE FUTURE FOR A...


Classes & Trainings

February 19 at 6:00pm MST

February 20 at 6:30pm MST


Adoption Options Orientation (Webinar)

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

February 21 at 11:30am MST


Webinar: "Helping Children Understand Their Story"

The Adoption Exchange is offering a FREE webinar on February 21, 2019: "Helping Children Understand Their... read more

February 22 at 9:00am MST


TBRI® Caregiver Training: Introduction & Overview - A TBRI® Primer (Trinidad)

Visit The Adoption Exchange's TBRI® Caregiver Training page for more... read more

How We Connect Children and Families


Children have joined their families since 1983


Children have families, since January 1, 2019


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 >