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LET'S TALK
ADOPTION.

“Message to Adoptive Parents”: Children and Family Institute believes every child should grow up in a safe and stable home surrounded with unconditional love and support. Our goal is to find permanent adoptive homes that will provide children with a successful, promising future. Our agency provides Adoption-Only services, specializing in placing school-aged children and sibling groups. 

TYPES OF ADOPTION

State Adoption: State Adoption is when children are placed in the adoptive home from foster care. The adoptive parents are non-relatives who want to provide a safe, stable, and loving home for children. 

Private Infant Adoption: Private infant adoptions are placements made by birth parents seeking a loving, caring, and supportive home for their baby. 

Kinship Adoption: Kinship adoption is the adoption of children by their relative, either biological or a relative by marriage. This enables children to live with a family they know and trust.

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ADOPTION IS OUR PASSION

Our Adoption Team at CFI has a heart for working with kinship families, whether you are a grandparent, aunt, uncle, or cousin. We want to do everything we can to walk you step-by-step through the process, enabling you to finalize the adoption of your family member so you can continue to provide a stable and loving home. Kinship adoptive parents are so important. We are here to support you!

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ADOPTIVE PARENTS:  THE REQUIREMENTS

  • Your commitment and willingness to unconditionally accept, love, and raise a child into adulthood 

  • Adoptive parent(s) must be at least 21 years old 

  • Adequate income to meet the needs of all family members

  • Adequate space in the home to accommodate adopted children

  • If married, both parents should be from a traditional marital lifestyle, living together in a loving and stable home. The parents need to be legally married for two years. If no longer married, the parent must be legally divorced in order to adopt. 

  • Single parents with a traditional, Christian  lifestyle

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CFI SUPPORT SERVICES

CFI offers support services to our adoptive families that begin once the child is placed in the adoptive home. These services are good for up to two years after placement. These services include one-on-one support through the adoption process and after finalization of the adoption, additional trainings upon request, material assistance support, community resource referrals, and more!