The cost of adoption in the US varies by the type of adoption you choose for your family. Adoptive parents who choose domestic infant adoption or international adoption are often surprised by the cost. They wonder how the average person can afford to adopt.
There are options are available to help you afford the cost of adoption, in addition to seeking out adoption grants or loans or fundraising. The adoption tax credit can also help people afford to adopt.
If you are struggling with how to afford adoption, Creating a Family has many resources to help. A few we think you will find particularly helpful are:
- Adoption Tax Credit Guide 2019 (annual introductory guide)
- Adoption Tax Credit 2019 (online course with a certificate of completion available for education requirements)
- Saving Money for Adoption the Dave Ramsey Way (1 hr radio show w/ Dave Ramsey representative)
- Adopting Without Going into Debt (1 hr radio show w/ experts)
- 9 Ways an Average Person Can Pay for Adopting a Child (fact sheet)
- Adoption Tax Credit: How to Find the Expert You Need (blog post)
Many more Creating a Family radio interviews with experts, videos, blogs, fact sheets, and Q and A’s with Experts on affording adoption can be found at the icons below.
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