Government Assistance Programs
The following is designed to help you find information on both national and state agencies that can help you with the adoption process as well with the long term care, both medical and financial, of your adopted child. The top of the page lists the most common programs, while at the bottom there is a chart where you can click the link for your state to find state and national programs that are available to help in your local area.
Financial Assistance Programs are available to help you and your child both during and after the adoption process.
Medical Assistance Programs are available to help you and your child both during and after the adoption process.
Adoption Exchanges and Photolists are good places for you to find children who are in the state foster care system and who available for adoption.
Child Nutrition Programs and Child Nutrition Assistance Programs are available in every state. These programs will give you access to nutrition information and to free and low-cost food.
Child Welfare Office located in each state provides resources to help you understand the child adoption laws, regulations, and procedures of their state. This child adoption resource will help you to contact your state child welfare agency.
State Department of Education can provide you with information about school nutrition programs and special intervention programs.
State Department of Health in your state is an excellent resource to help you find programs dealing with health and nutrition, insurance and other programs for children.
Each state has a special child adoption website and one or more specialists in child adoption who can help you understand your state's child adoption program.
Summary by State Programs in All 50 States
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