Who Adopts From Foster Care?

Dawn Davenport

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There are lots of myths about who adopts from foster care. Are they usually married with a stay at home parent? Are they wealthy? Do you fit the mold?

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21/11/2016 | by Dawn Davenport | Categories: Adoption, Adoption Blog, Blog | 2 Comments



2 Responses to Who Adopts From Foster Care?

  1. Christy says:

    Maybe the state case workers and social workers should see this. We were repeatedly turned down because we had other school aged children. We were quite frustrated because for 6 months we kept getting the same answer back, “This child or children would be best served in a home where they would be the only child/children,” even though their profiles said they would consider all home studies. We were considering giving up when we were finally accepted to adopt a beautiful boy. We are over-the-moon excited. Doing our part to support National Adoption Month!

    • Dawn Davenport Dawn Davenport says:

      Sometimes, caseworkers know that a child really does need to not have siblings. Often this is because of evidence that the child has harmed other children in the past. I think it is best to accept their recommendations because they know the child better than we do. Congrats on your new son!!

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