Road Map to Adoption

You have just made the decision to start looking into adoption, you have prayed, you have discussed with friends and family and now you want to know what's next. It all probably feels a bit overwhelming at this point, well it can be. Do you go domestic or international, how long does it take, how much does it cost? Our goal is to help you turn this desire into a reality by giving you the resources that will take much of the guess work out of the process. Below, you will find a series of steps that will help educate you on the process of adoption. Just follow the links.

Road 1 - Domestic

Overview

This is a comprehensive document of the adoption process and what your options are.

Requirements

One of the main requirements is a home study. Follow to link to understand the process.

Agencies

Follow this first link to search agencies by state, and the second link for MO Alliance with whom we partner regularly.

Funding

This link shows you predicted associated costs and financial expectations for domestic adoptions.

Road 2 - International

Overview

Also known as international adoption. Just follow the link to this document and most of your basic questions will be answered.

Requirements

The first link takes you to the State Department website where you can pick the country and see what the requirements are.  

Agencies

Follow this link to search agencies by state. The second link is a chart of the various countries the different agencies serve.

Funding

Follow this link to learn about different 

organizations that will be able to provide grants, loans and ways to finance your dream.

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