- Children of all ages, from all ethnic, linguistic and economic backgrounds await adoption.
- Individuals and families that adopt through The Department of Children and Families come from all walks of life. You do not have to be married, wealthy, or have a specific education or background.
- Steps to take to become an adoptive parent
- The current schedule of Foster Care/Adoption Informational Meetings and the Massachusetts Approach to Partnerships in Parenting (MAPP) Trainings.
- Adoption subsidies may be available to parents who adopt children who may have physical or mental disabilities, or severe emotional problems.
- Prospective and current adoptive families receive information, guidance and support services from The Department of Children and Families and other organizations in the adoption community.
Outlines the process that states have to ensure consistent protection and services to children who are placed across state lines.
- The Office of Child Care Services provides information pertaining to adoption and foster care services within the Commonwealth.
- Links to other services
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