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Bethany in China - Bethany Christian Services


Our Work in China

Bethany Global has many partners in the People's Republic of China to help improve child welfare. Although a thriving country, China has tens of thousands orphaned and abandoned children in need of a family. Because adoption is not the answer for many of these children, Bethany's global leadership has worked with Chinese officials to provide foster care and other family...

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Weighing the Cost of Foster Care Adoption - Bethany

Expense is often a barrier for families that want to adopt. While foster care adoption may be a "low-cost" option, Jamie Maatman encourages families to weigh other factors beyond cost.

Is it true that there's NO cost to adopt from foster care?

In Michigan, families who wish to adopt through...

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Financing Adoption - Bethany Christian Services

Financing Adoption

How Much Does Adoption Cost?

Adoption costs can be confusing to navigate because they vary so much by type of adoption and state. For example, foster care adoption is a very low-cost type of adoption in most states. Typically, international and domestic infant adoption have price tags between $20,000 and $40,000, and are dependent on a plethora of factors.

The best way to...

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Foster Care Adoptions - Bethany Christian Services

What does foster care adoption cost?

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Refugee & Immigrant Foster Care - Bethany Christian Services

Refugee Foster Care

Caring for Refugee Youth Who have Lost Everything

All across the world, families are being forced to flee their homes due to war, natural disasters, or persecution. Often refugee families are split apart between the time they leave their home and when they arrive at a refugee camp. When this happens, family reunification is difficult and children are considered orphans. The...

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Related topics : foster care parent training / foster parent support services / foster care parents / family foster care / christian foster care

Safe Families for Children - Bethany Christian Services

Safe Families for Children

Families Helping Families in Crisis

Safe Families for Children[TM] (SFFC) is a national movement of compassion that gives hope to families in crisis. This network of volunteer host families help parents who need temporary care for their children as they work through unmanageable or critical circumstances.

Bethany Christian Services mission is to protect and enhance the...

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Related topics : children in foster care / family foster care / foster care home / fosters home for children / foster child care compensation