Getting Started

Considering adoption but don't know where to start? Get the basics here. We've got everything you need to know about emotional considerations, family changes, costs, process, and so much more.

Becoming a Foster Parent: Everything You Need to Know

Before embarking on the steps it takes to foster a child, learn what being a foster parent is all about, from the resources you'll need to what experiences to expect.
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Adoption and Foster Care Resources: Share Your Love

If you're considering foster parenting or adoption, these resources will help you get started.
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How to Adopt a Child in 7 Steps

We broke down the process of adopting a child into simple steps so you know exactly what to expect and how to get started.
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Adoption: Dealing With Reluctant Family Members

A step-by-step guide to helping loved ones feel more comfortable with your adoption decision.
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Common Adoption Fears

Here are five common fears of adoptive parents and how to handle them.
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