FAQs About Foster Care and Adoption

Thank you for caring about kids in foster care.

Fostering and/or adopting through foster care can be one of the most meaningful things you can do.

Virtually every county in the U.S. is experiencing a great need for more and better foster and adoptive families. We know you have many questions when starting this journey. These frequently asked questions and answers are a good place to start.

Foster Care

Foster Care Adoption

There are three types of adoption available in the U.S.: 1) Adoption from the foster care system. 2) international adoption, 3) private, domestic adoption. This section focuses on adoption from foster care.

What Other Questions Do You Have?

We’d love to be a resource to you as you explore foster care and adoption. Share your questions and we’ll do our best to answer them via email, or perhaps in an upcoming blog post or foster parent panel.