If you’re new to adoption, it can seem like a monumental adventure—maybe one that’s a tad overwhelming. But the good news is that there are resources available that will make your adoption process easier to navigate.


Consider the type of adoption you’d prefer. Following is a list of resources for various types of adoption:


As you begin your research into adoption, you’ll find that the cost varies from affordable to really expensive.  If you don’t have a ready financial source to pay adoption costs, consider the following:


Although some specifics of the process vary depending on the type of adoption you choose, there are some universal processes. For a good overview of how adoption works, check out these informative articles and videos:


In addition to asking friends and family about adoption, sometimes it’s helpful to reach outside of those who know you well.  Some good sources include:

As you move forward with your decision to adopt, you’ll find there are numerous individuals, organizations and online groups ready to assist in this grand adventure.

Best of luck!