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 wiith compelling exhibits introducing children who are waiting to be adopted by their "forever" families. Learn more

Special Events


Saturday, November 5

National Adoption Day Celebration

Please join The Adoption Exchange in Celebrating National Adoption Month. Partnering with Boondock's Fun Center and Wendy's, each participant can enjoy two attractions...



Saturday, November 19

The Adoption Exchange 29th Annual Gala, A Fantasy Ball

Presented By A charity ball on National Adoption Day to support The Adoption Exchange. The evening will be filled with great food, live and silent...


Classes & Trainings

October 27 at 6:00pm MST


CHOICE Orientation Webinar

Registration is now open.

November 9 at 6:00pm MST


Colorado Adoption Information Class

Due to the sensitive nature of the material being discussed and our staffing accommodations,... read more

November 16 at 6:00pm MST


While You Wait

November 16 at 6:30pm MST


Foster Care Adoption Orientation (Webinar)

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

How We Connect Children and Families


Children have joined their families since 1983


Children have families, since January 1, 2016


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 Impact Summary >