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First Step to Becoming Adoptive Parent

There are about 16,000 children in foster care in Ohio, and nearly 2,700 are awaiting adoption. To become an approved adoptive parent and complete the necessary steps, many agencies throughout Ohio can help you. If you are interested in becoming an adoptive parent, you can find an agency to help you using the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services’ Search Tool Here.

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Education System for Adoptive Parents

When a child is adopted, it often means having to adjust to a new school, having to make new friends, and having to build new relationships. Here is an article by the Ohio Department of Job & Family S

Post Adoption and Support Services

Once you adopt a child, you might be eligible for the Post Adoption Special Services Subsidy, which is administered by each county. Ohio also has an Adoption Grant for families who have adopted Januar

Adoptive Parent Rights

In the state’s eyes, when you become an adoptive parent, you have the same rights as any other parent. The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services also outlines some of the responsibilities you have


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