How adoption works – adoptive parents

Understanding the Adoption Process

Step 1: Orientation
Step 2: Adoption Education

This includes the couples interview, all-day seminar (aka Group Home Study), and individual interviews.

Step 3: Home Study
Step 4: Waiting
Step 5: Birth parent(s) choose you
Step 6: Meet the birth parent(s)
Step 7: Birth & Placement
Step 8: Post Placement & Finalization
Step 9: Post Adoption