Who Can Adopt

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You can be married or single, straight or gay, rich or not rich, healthy or disabled, but in some instances, you can't be overweight. Resources and information for all hopeful adoptive parents of all ages and circumstances.

Adopting After 40

Resources and information for individuals and couples over age 40 who are interested in becoming adoptive parents.... [more]

Single Persons

Resources, information, and support for single parents wishing to adopt, both domestically and internationally.... [more]

Gays & Lesbians

Resources and information for gays and lesbians seeking to form families by adoption. Find information on changing laws, current policies and practices, LGBT-friendly services, personal perspectives, support groups, and position papers.... [more]

Military/Foreign Service

Resources and information for U.S. citizens living or serving abroad, who are seeking to adopt. Includes military, foreign service, missionaries, and expats (expatriots).... [more]

People with a Disability Can Adopt

People with disabilities can adopt. It's the law. The Americans with Disabilities Act protects your rights to be considered as adoptive parents, but there are still hurdles. Learn about the law and where to find more information.... [more]

Want to Adopt? Watch Your Weight!

International adoption can be full of surprises. Age, marital status, previous marriages, and even your weight can play a role in whether or not you receive approval. Check out some lesser known restrictions.... [more]

Can Bipolars Adopt? Yes!
Guest author Carrie Burr has bipolar disorder and has two adopted children. In this 3-part article she tells how to prepare for adopting and what to expect if you enter the process. Enlightening and encouraging, Carrie's story may bring hope to those who thought they could never be adoptive parents.

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