foster care adoption
At Arbor Circle, our goal is to reunite children in foster care with their biological parents, but sometimes, this is not possible. When biological parents lose their right to be caregivers for their children, our adoption team works to place the child in a loving, permanent home. Foster care adoption is the low-cost process by which a child’s foster parents or another family provides a forever family for the child in need. Adopting from foster care is similar to other types of adoption in that after all of the paperwork and preparation are completed, a dream of family is fulfilled.
frequently asked questions
What does it take to be an adoptive parent?
Families who are successful in adoption often have many of the following qualities:
- A sense of humor
- Tolerance for changes and unknowns
- Ability to accept and express emotions
- Tolerance for rejection
- Ability to work with children who have significant emotional and behavioral needs
What is required to become an adoptive parent?
Who are the children waiting for adoption?
What does foster care adoption cost?
average number of youth who "age out" of the foster care system every year
Michigan children waiting for a permanent, loving home to call their own each year