Subsidy Series Part 3: If a prior adoption is disrupted, and I step in to adopt that child, can I still receive subsidy to adopt?

am interested in adopting a 6-year-old boy who was previously adopted from foster care by my friend. My friend is a single mother and cannot handle the needs of the child. I have always been very close with him, and my friend has asked me to adopt. The child has…

HB61 was approved by the Governor on June 9, 2020 and is set to take effect on July 1, 2020. This extends the existing state employee adoption benefits to veterans and service members.

“The bill allows certain military veterans and service members who adopt a child through the state’s child welfare system to receive a monetary benefit of $10,000 per child if the child has special needs, or $5,000 per child if the child does not, through the State Employee Adoption Benefit Program.…

Evidence of United States citizenship is important for your adopted child

Evidence of United States citizenship is important for your adopted child.  For this reason, we recommend that you obtain a Certificate of Citizenship for your child following your re-adoption or your registration of foreign adoption. This application is easily accessed online. Below you will find the link to give you…