Adoptive Parent Information

Adoptions Throughout the United States

If you are an individual or couple looking to adopt, our adoption agency can provide you with the information you need. You may have a number of questions pertaining to the process, including whether you are eligible. We can explain the process and requirements in detail. At Adoption ARC, our goal is to help generate relationships with adoptive families as they navigate the adoption process. This is accomplished by remaining in contact with them. We stand by our adoptive families through each step of the process and after the process is completed.

Our Adoption Service Qualifications

Licensed to provide adoption, child welfare, and foster care services in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, Adoption ARC has been helping families for more than 23 years. Our goal is to maintain high ethical standards while finding safe homes for children. To that end, we have been recognized by all three state agencies:

  • Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
  • New Jersey Division of Human Services
  • Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families

Determining Eligibility As An Adoptive Family

If you are wondering whether you are eligible to adopt, you can speak with our adoption agency for assistance. Whether you are single, married, divorced, or in a nontraditional relationship, you may be eligible as long as you are prepared to give the child a permanent, loving, and safe home. No matter what race, religion, or ethnicity you are, you will need to have a valid home study performed. Additionally, a child abuse and criminal background check will have to be conducted. We can help match you with a child in a manner that meets all parties' needs.

Helping Adoptive Parents Build Their Family

Since 1994, we have been helping adoptive parents build their families by successfully navigating them through the adoption process and then assisting them with some of the unique challenges that they will face. If you are seeking to adopt, Adoption ARC offers full services to both adoptive families and birth parents before, during, and after the procedure. Because we understand that adoption is a lifelong process, we provide adoptive parents who have worked with our adoption agency continued care and support services.

Services Provided for Adoptive Parents

  • Private and confidential counseling
  • We facilitate all aspects of child placement
  • Effective home studies for desirable matches
  • Support groups and community/family events
  • Eligibility for single, divorced, married, etc.
  • We remain involved and stay connected

Continuing Care & Support Programs in Philadelphia

After a match between the child and adoptive family is made, our adoption agency can facilitate all aspects of the placement. After the placement is made, both families involved in the adoption will receive continual care services, such as:

  • Individual in-home counseling
  • Support groups
  • Educational opportunities
  • Social events
  • Newsletters
  • community events

Adoption ARC serves communities throughout the United States in order to help individuals who have been affected by the adoption process. Because adoption is a lifelong process, we have made it a goal to stay connected with both families in order to provide continued care and support. We also can also provide information about the permanent adoption tax credit. Contact us at your earliest convenience to get started creating your family!

Adoptive Parents Application Form

We have an application form for adoptive parents online to download, if you are ready to begin right away. Once the application is downloaded on to your desktop, print it out, and send us a hard copy in the mail for confidentiality purposes. The following links are Adobe Acrobat files and you can download the reader here.

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