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. Adoption is a gift that gives a child permanency, stability, and peace. When a child is placed into a forever adoptive home he/she can consistently spend their birthdays and holidays with the same family.
TYPES OF ADOPTION
State Adoption: When children are placed in an adoptive home through the foster care system. The adoptive parents are non-relatives who want to provide a safe, stable, and loving home for children.
Private Infant Adoption: Placements made by birth parents seeking a loving, caring, and supportive home for their baby.
Kinship Adoption: The adoption of children by their relative, either biological or a relative by marriage. This enables children to remain connected with their family ties.
We are Passionate about Kinship Adoption
Our Adoption Team at CFI has a heart for working with kinship families. Whether you are a grandparent, aunt, uncle, or cousin, we are here to walk you step by step through the adoption process. This will enable you to provide a secure and loving home for your child. We are here to support you!
ADOPTIVE PARENTS: THE REQUIREMENTS
Adoptive parents' 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 (preferred 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.
ADOPTION 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. They 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!