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The Department of Children and Families (DCF) offers services to adoptive parents and their children to ensure that you have the support your family needs.
The Guide for Foster and Pre-Adoptive Parents also includes information about what you can expect and what’s available to you and your adopted child.
Adoptive parents may be eligible for financial assistance depending on their adopted child’s special needs. You should contact your DCF social worker to apply for an adoption subsidy before you’ve legally adopted your child.
Most adopted children qualify for MassHealth coverage. You should contact your DCF social worker for more information.
A number of post-adoption support services are available to children and parents in Massachusetts through Child & Family Services’ Adoption Journeys program, including:
You can learn more about what’s available in the Adoption Journeys services guide.