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

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Tuesday, January 31

Building Connections: A Webinar

The Adoption Exchange invites you to attend an interactive webinar where you, as prospective parents, will be given the opportunity to learn and ask questions...

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Saturday, February 18

CHOICE Open Event - Bowling Bash

This event is for adults only so please do not bring your own children. The location will be e-mailed to you after you have signed...

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Classes & Trainings

January 24 at 6:00pm MST

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Working with LGBTQ Youth

This course, derived from the All Children - All Families training series, will provide... read more

January 26 at 6:00pm MST

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CHOICE Orientation Webinar

Registration is now open.

January 31 at 6:00pm MST

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Building Connections: A Webinar

The Adoption Exchange invites you to attend an interactive webinar where you, as prospective... read more

January 31 at 6:00pm MST

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Navigating Special Education

This course will address navigating the special education system for children with mental health... read more

How We Connect Children and Families

8,448

Children have joined their families since 1983

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Children have families, since January 1, 2017

58%

Children belong to a minority group

76%

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 >