Adopt USKids foster care and adoption resource specialists respond to hundreds of questions about foster care and adoption, and an active community of families is always exchanging information on our Facebook page.Below are our responses to some of the more frequently asked questions we receive about who can adopt and foster.Although eligibility requirements vary between states and territories, in most instances marital status, age, income, and sexual orientation will not automatically disqualify someone from being a foster parent or adopting a child from foster care.
Our state foster care and adoption information can help individuals and families determine whether they are eligible to adopt where they live.
Child Welfare Information Gateway also has a summary of state laws about who may adopt, be adopted, or who may place a child for adoption.
I found Screen Retriever to be a well-rounded program; it does what it claims to do and I didn’t encounter any bugs or problems.
You don’t need to own your own home, have children already, be young, wealthy, or a stay-at-home parent to adopt or foster.
How does Adopt USKids help LGBT families seeking to foster and adopt?Adopt USKids provides support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) families who are seeking to foster or adopt children from foster care.