For more specific information for your state, follow this link (this will also have contact information for your local public child welfare agency):
I'd also like to encourage you to call and talk to one of our foster care and adoption specialists, who are there to help provide you with information, direction, whatever you need at any point during your foster or adoption journey. Our services are always free, and our team can be reached at 888-200-4005 between 9-5 Eastern Time, Monday-Friday.
Mission of AdoptUSKids: Raise public awareness about need for foster, adoptive families for children in public child welfare system; assist U.S. States, Territories, Tribes to recruit, retain foster, adoptive families, connect them with U.S. children.
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