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Adoption Process and FAQs (1)+

  • Adoption: Where Do I Start?

    This fact sheet is a "gateway" to the many possible paths to building a family through adoption. It attempts to provide an understanding of the basic steps in any adoption process and a guide to resources at each step. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español

Related Information (2)+

  • Are You Pregnant and Thinking About Adoption?

    This fact sheet provides practical information about adoption options for pregnant women. It describes the benefits of counseling and reviews the different types of confidential and open adoption arrangements. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Georgia Adoption Reunion Registry

    Georgia's Adoption Reunion Registry was created as a result of a state law effective on July 1, 1990. The purpose of the Registry is to offer services to birth parents, adopted persons, adoptive parents and siblings who are affected by adoptions finalized in Georgia. The Reunion Registry can provide: (1) Services to adopted persons whose adoption was finalized in the state of Georgia. (2) Services to birth parents whose children were placed for adoption in Georgia. (3) Services to siblings separated by adoption in Georgia. (4) Services to adoptive parents of children under 21 whose adoption was finalized in the state of Georgia. The services include registration, searches for siblings, parents and children (for a fee), and support groups, among other things. Content Detail

    By:
    Families First and Department of Human Resources Office of Adoptions