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The Adoption Journey

Welcome to The Adoption Exchange! The following pages will help answer many of your questions about adoption.  Please also check out our downloadable Adoption Information Packet, which will help get you started on your adoption journey.

Adoption Basics

When considering adoption, the wide variety of options can seem overwhelming. You will have a number of choices to make, so gather as much information as possible and ask lots of questions!

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Post-Adoption Services

Adoption is a wonderful process, but it can also be very challenging. Many families need assistance through their life-long journey. Let us be a resource for your family if you have adopted through the child welfare system.

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Financial Assistance

Adoption assistance (formerly called a subsidy) is a payment or resource to adoptive parents to help them meet the financial demands of caring for an adopted child's special needs.

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Classes & Trainings for Families

The Adoption Exchange provides numerous classes for families throughout their adoption journey – from learning about adoption to post-adoptive support.

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Support Groups

View lists and information on Support Groups in the eight states we serve: Colorado, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming.

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