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QDR Christmas Wish - Adoption Information

Common Adoption Myths

  • Myth: You have to own your own home
     
  • Myth: You have to be perfect
     
  • Myth: You have to be married
     
  • Myth: It is expensive to adopt

    Fact: It cost very to adopt through foster care, or to foster a child. Training is free, and tehre are just a few minimal fees required for the application process.

     
  • Myth: You have to make a lot of money
     

Learn about becoming an Adoptive Parent or start the process:

What is Adoption?

Requirements for Adopting

Informational Meetings and Starting the Adoption Process

 


What is adoption?

Adoption is the permanent legal placement of a child with a qualified family.
 



Requirements for becoming an adoptiive parent/family

Each child placing agency has their own set of requirements for being a foster parent. Be sure to check with the agency for more information and their specific guidelines.

Some common requrements:

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must be in good health

Learn about adoption with Agape of N.C.

Learn about adoption with Children's Home Society of NC.

Learn about adoption  with the Methodist Home for Children.


Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about adoption by visiting one of the organizations below, or by attending an information session -

Agape of N.C.

  • Call the main office in Wake Forest NC at 919-673-7816 or email kscott@agapeofnc.org and inform of your interest in adopting a child. They can share general information and get you assigned to a social worker to start the process.

Visit Agapeofnc.org for additional information.

Children's Home Society of NC

Visit CHSNC.org for additional information.

Methodist Home for Children

Visit mhfc.org for additional information.

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