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Adoption Basics

Types of Adoption

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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The Adoption Process

While the adoption process varies from state to state, most adoptive families share a similar journey once they have decided which type of adoption is right for them.

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Choosing an Agency

Choose your agency based on the programs they offer and your feelings of comfort and trust in them.

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Information Packet

The Adoption Exchange has compiled a helpful introduction to the world of adoption.

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Adoption FAQ

Most families interested in adoption have lots of questions. Click here to get answers to a few of the most frequently asked questions.

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Adoption Terms

Definitions and explanations for frequently used terms in the foster and adoption world.

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