P.O. Box 603
Families of the
How to Adopt Webpage
Below are handouts created by the Adoptive Families of the Capital Region .The information sheets have helped prospective adoptive parents when interviewing adoption professionals about services provided. AFCR created these handouts in an effort to provide guidance in helping prospective parents make informed decisions concerning adoption.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Waiting Child (Foster Care) Publications
Published by the Dave Thomas Foundation
An AdoptUsKids publication
An Iowa Kids publication
US State Department Handouts on International Adoption
Prospective adoptive parents are strongly encouraged to talk to a variety of individuals and to read adoption related material to learn about adoption and adoption laws prior to beginning an adoption plan. AFCR expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability of use of information provided at AFCR events, non-AFCR events and resources mentioned in AFCR workshops, newsletters and website.