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Finding a Child

Many children are waiting for good homes. Last year alone, nearly 27,000 waiting children were adopted. If you're working with a public agency, your social worker may present information about children in foster care who might fit into your family. You also may want to look for local waiting child features on television and in newspapers, or contact an adoption exchange to look through photolisting books. Adoption agencies often post photolistings of waiting children on the Internet with free access to whomever has paid for on-line services. You may want to register with an adoption exchange for its child-matching program. None of these activities are likely to cost more than postage or telephone calls. If you subscribe to an exchange's photolisting book to help you identify a child, a nominal amount to cover expenses may be charged. Some exchanges also offer waiting families the opportunity to be featured in the photolisting book for a nominal fee.

 

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