Provide safety, structure, and a loving home for children and youth entering foster care. Work with a team of professionals pursuing the best outcome for each individual child, whether that be through the goal of reunification or adoption.
Children in the foster care system may need to move into a licensed foster home willing to pursue adoption before the child is legally free for adoption. Foster parents are considered for adoption if reunification with the biological family is not possible.
FOSTER TO ADOPT
Be the forever family for youth in foster care who cannot return to their biological family. This unique program considers legally free youth in foster care throughout the United States.
Prospective adoptive parents are not required to be licensed foster parents to adopt a child from the foster care system.
ADOPTION FROM FOSTER CARE
Anchored in Hope staff will act as a liaison between you and the child welfare workers when searching for a child who will be a good match for your family
We will provide guidance during the matching phase to assist you in knowing what questions to ask and concerns to address before moving forward
We will support your entire family throughout placement and finalization to help with adjustment issues, child behaviors, and anything else you may face along the journey
Becoming an adoptive parent may not be as complicated as you expect. Our team will guide you step-by-step through the process. Some of the steps are:
We were nervous and excited about the adoption process. We have faced many challenges trying to bring children into our family, and honestly learned to expect that things would go wrong. However, the professional, consistent communication from Nightlight has been a breath of fresh air.
Susan and Michael