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Adoption - Maryland Department of Human Resources

Adoption

What is adoption?

Adoption is a wonderful way to build a family. People who choose to adopt are very special. They have a strong belief that all children deserve a loving family to call their own. There are many children in Maryland that want nothing more than to become part of a loving stable family.

The children available for adoption through the departments of social services are...

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Private Adoption Agencies - Maryland Department of Human ...

Private adoption agencies are the most frequent providers of international adoption services, since public agencies are usually more focused on special-needs children. Domestic adoption services are also delivered by private adoption agencies. Once a contract is signed with an agency, it is illegal to begin negotiating for adoption services with another adoption agency. All private agencies...

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How to Become a Foster Parent - Maryland Department of ...

The Baltimore City Department of Social Services is in need of Foster/Adoptive Resource Parents!

Children are some of the most innocent victims in Baltimore City.

All across this city, children through no fault of their own, are removed by court order from their biological parents due to child abuse, abandonment or neglect. In order to protect these children, the court commits them to Baltimore...

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How to Become a Foster Parent - Maryland Department of ...

Howard County Department of Social Services is in need of Foster/Adoptive Resource Parents!

How can I help a child in need of assistance?

Howard County Department of Social Services (HCDSS) is asking for loving, nurturing and responsible adults to partner with us and become approved Foster/Adoptive Resource Parents. Foster/Adoptive Resource Parents help by providing a temporary and /or permanent home for a child in need of assistance.

Who is a Foster/Adoptive Resource Parent?

A Foster/Adoptive Resource Parent is someone who is trained as both a Foster Parent and an Adoptive Parent. This...

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Becoming a Foster Parent - Maryland Department of Human ...

Becoming a Foster Parent

What is Family Foster Care?

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Requirements - Maryland Department of Human Resources

All potential foster parents, regardless of which agency is selected, must meet the same approval requirements set by the state. It is important to remember that the agency you select will be working with you during the approval process to assist you in meeting the requirements. You may be somewhat surprised at the thoroughness of the approval process and the length of time it takes to become a...

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