Starting your adoption journey?

Let us help you understand the process and find the resources that you need.

Get Started

Whether you are just starting the adoption process or are wanting to learn more about what’s involved,
How to Adopt is here to help.

Deciding to Adopt?

Adoption is life-changing but it isn’t for everyone. Find out if adoption is for you.

Find an Agency

Ready to start the adoption process? Check out these resources to help you connect with the right agency in your area.

Get Equipped

Learn about what to expect during the adoption process and after you bring your child home.

Funding Tips

Adoption can be expensive. Find out the costs and how to raise money for your adoption.

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