You Are Needed
Youth over the age of 14 need the support and love you can provide as their parent.
What are the steps?
- Contact the adoption program staff at the Department of Social Services in the county where you reside
- Attend a Foster/Adoptive Parent Information Meeting held by the local department.
- Attend a mandatory 27 pre-service training to learn about resources available to assist adoptive families.
- Participate in a home study and other requirements such as a background check.
How long is the process?
The process should take no more than 90-120 days from the date of application.
Adoption Policy Analyst