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All children listed at are available for adoption. Some of the children live in foster care or group homes throughout the United States. Some of the children live in orphanages in countries around the world. Most of these children have special needs. Many of of them are over the age of 7, and some are much older. Most have physical, emotional, mental and/or learning disabilities. Many are sibling groups, which means they have brothers or sisters who need to be in homes together. All of them need loving, permanent homes.

In all states you must have a completed homestudy before you can adopt any of these children. For a directory of agencies that can help you with a homestudy, visit, or contact the agency that has listed the child at

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Navigating the Photolisting

We have listed a few helpful hints below to get you started in your quest to adopt a child.

  1. Search the photolisting: We have thousands of children who are in need of permanent and loving homes.
  2. In order to inquire about any of the children, you will need to access the individual child's page of information. After you perform a search, you can access more information about a child by clicking on her/his image or name.
  3. After reading the description of the child, you can inquire about the child by clicking on the link that states, "Add to List". This link can be found in the yellow section where it states "Inquiry List", which is located right above the description of the child.
  4. After you click the "Add to List" link you will be prompted to declare whether you have a completed homestudy or not.
    1. If you do not currently have a homestudy and want to know more, you can click on the link that states "Learn more about homestudies." This section will help you better understand what a homestudy is.
    2. If you don't have a homestudy and want help in obtaining one, you can click on the "Get help with a homestudy" link. This will take you to a form to fill out.
    3. If you already have a completed homestudy, click the bottom link which states, "I already have a homestudy, add [child's name] to my list." This will then add that specific child to you list of inquiries. You can add several children to your list of inquiries before submitting it.
  5. You can view any of the children on your inquiry list by clicking on the "View Inquiry List" link in the yellow box on each of the children's pages. Once you have added all the children you want to inquire about to your list, click on "Submit Inquiry List"
  6. You should now see a form. You will only need to fill out this form once, no matter how many children you have listed.
  7. At the bottom of the form, you will see a place to put a password. It is recommended that you fill this out. Once you fill this out, you will be able to log in next time and all your contact information will have been saved. This benefit allows hopeful adopters to inquire about chldren quickly, without filling out the form again.
  8. Once you have submitted your inquiry about a child, you will receive an e-mail containing the child's information and contact information for the agency. If you need to call the specific agency responsible for the child's listing, this information will be in the e-mail.
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