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Florida Department of Children and Families, Explore Adoption

Adoption provides unique opportunities to change children's lives and enrich the life of the adoptive parent or family that welcomes them in. Adopting one of Florida's children from foster care offers many special benefits.

A Community of Support

Other parents who have adopted Florida's children offer a wealth of support and information for new adoptive parents, and even maintain a 24-hour...

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Florida Department of Children and Families, Explore Adoption

The Road to Adoption

Although the process may vary slightly depending on where you live, the road to adoption normally includes an orientation session, an in-depth training program to help you determine if adoption is right for you and your family, a home study and a background check. This process can usually be completed within nine months. Once the process has been completed, you are ready to...

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Florida Department of Children and Families, Explore Adoption

Florida contracts with community based care agencies and other local partners to provide adoption services by matching children in foster care available for adoption with families willing to open their homes and hearts to children needing a "forever family." The adoption specialists who work for these local agencies are experts in helping a child and family find each other, guiding them through the adoption process, and providing them with...

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Florida Department of Children and Families, Explore Adoption

Heart Galleries

Explore Adoption

Florida's adoption initiative aimed at promoting the benefits of public adoption. Explore Adoption urges families to consider creating or expanding their families by adopting a child who is older, has special...

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Florida Department of Children and Families, Explore Adoption

Heart Galleries

Heart Gallery

The Florida Association of Heart Galleries works to support the local Heart Galleries as well as raise the awareness of children dreaming of their forever families. Each Heart...

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Explore Adoption: Florida Department of Children and Families

Not younger than

Not older than

Some of the children who wait the longest to find forever families are children with disabilities or medical...

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Related topics : find children needing adoption / families waiting to adopt a child / families looking to adopt a child / older children adoption / what's needed to adopt a child