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As you consider adoption for your child, your counselor can assist you in finding the best family to raise and nurture your child

What you should know about adoptive families

  • Families may have experienced infertility or secondary infertility
  • Families must have an approved home study which includes:
    • Criminal background checks
    • Child protective services checks
    • References from family and friends
    • Assessment of the couple’s lifestyle, values, and parenting abilities
    • Inspection of the family’s home
  • Families must complete education on various topics about adoption
  • Families create a profile book with information about their lifestyle, their family members, and their reasons for adopting a child
  • Families are open and accepting of various types of adoption
  • Families served are of different ages, religions, and ethnic groups.