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As You Think About Adoption, Which of These is Most Important to You?

Lower Range

Foster Care Adoption

Foster care adoption is the adoption of children from the foster care system. About 100,000 children in foster care are waiting for a family they can call their own. In many states, fees to adopt a child from foster care are reimbursed by the state, making it very affordable.

Mid Range

Infant Adoption

Infant adoption takes place soon after a child is born and is a popular choice when adopting. There are many ways to make adoption more affordable with grants, loans, a federal tax credit, and more.

Higher Range

International Adoption

International adoption is the adoption of children from another country. International adoption involves costs for international travel, and children who can be adopted from other countries may have special needs that require ongoing treatment and care. There are many ways to make adoption more affordable with grants, loans, a federal tax credit, and more.

Shorter

International Adoption

International adoption is the adoption of children from another country. Children are typically school age and are living with special needs. The average adoption timeline varies by country program and, in some countries, can take as little as 12–15 months.

Mid Range

Foster Care Adoption

Foster care adoption is the adoption of children from the foster care system. The wait time to adopt a child through foster care varies from state to state, but including training and licensing, the process typically takes 18–24 months.

Longer

Infant Adoption

Infant adoption takes place soon after a child is born and is a popular choice when adopting. Wait times will vary depending on your openness to the child’s gender, ethnicity, special needs, etc. The child’s birthparent(s) view prospective parent profiles and choose a family for their child based on their preferences. The average wait time can range from 1–3 years.

Infant

Infant Adoption

Infant adoption takes place soon after a child is born and is a popular choice when adopting. Bethany has been bringing families together since 1944 and has the experience and dedication to assist you on your adoption journey.

Toddler - School Age

International Adoption

International adoption is the adoption of children from another country. Children waiting to be adopted range from toddler to pre-teen. Families are especially needed for older children, sibling groups, and children with special placement needs.

All Ages

Foster Care Adoption

Foster care adoption is the adoption of children from the foster care system. The average age of a child in foster care waiting to be adopted is 7 years old. Families are especially needed for older children, teens, and sibling groups.

Lower Range

Foster Care Adoption

Foster care adoption is the adoption of children from the foster care system. About 100,000 children in foster care are waiting for a family they can call their own. In many states, fees to adopt a child from foster care are reimbursed by the state, making it very affordable.

Mid Range

Infant Adoption

Infant adoption takes place soon after a child is born and is a popular choice when adopting. There are many ways to make adoption more affordable with grants, loans, a federal tax credit, and more.

Higher Range

International Adoption

International adoption is the adoption of children from another country. International adoption involves costs for international travel, and children who can be adopted from other countries may have special needs that require ongoing treatment and care. There are many ways to make adoption more affordable with grants, loans, a federal tax credit, and more.

Shorter

International Adoption

International adoption is the adoption of children from another country. Children are typically school age and are living with special needs. The average adoption timeline varies by country program and, in some countries, can take as little as 12–15 months.

Mid Range

Foster Care Adoption

Foster care adoption is the adoption of children from the foster care system. The wait time to adopt a child through foster care varies from state to state, but including training and licensing, the process typically takes 18–24 months.

Longer

Infant Adoption

Infant adoption takes place soon after a child is born and is a popular choice when adopting. Wait times will vary depending on your openness to the child’s gender, ethnicity, special needs, etc. The child’s birthparent(s) view prospective parent profiles and choose a family for their child based on their preferences. The average wait time can range from 1–3 years.

Infant

Infant Adoption

Infant adoption takes place soon after a child is born and is a popular choice when adopting. Bethany has been bringing families together since 1944 and has the experience and dedication to assist you on your adoption journey.

Toddler - School Age

International Adoption

International adoption is the adoption of children from another country. Children waiting to be adopted range from toddler to pre-teen. Families are especially needed for older children, sibling groups, and children with special placement needs.

All Ages

Foster Care Adoption

Foster care adoption is the adoption of children from the foster care system. The average age of a child in foster care waiting to be adopted is 7 years old. Families are especially needed for older children, teens, and sibling groups.

*Adoption services and processes vary from state to state. Every adoption is different, and factors including costs and average wait times fluctuate.