Domestic Adoption

Children from newborn to 18 years of age are being adopted by singles and couples of all faiths and backgrounds in the US through foster care, private, independent and agency adoption. Each route has its own process and state regulations. PUBLIC ADOPTION: FOSTER CARE TO ADOPT Every state’s Department of Social Services has a foster … Continue Reading

The Domestic Adoption Home Study

Everyone who adopts needs an adoption home study at the start of the adoption process. This narrative report prepared by a social worker or adoption agency (based on your state’s regulations) is used by attorneys, agencies, courts and the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) at various points in your adoption process. Mandated by … Continue Reading