Becoming Your Own Advocate: Learning to Be Assertive
Suggestions from MN Adopt for adoptive families on how to be their own advocate during the matching and adoption process.
Finding a Fit That Will Last a Lifetime
A guide from Adopt Us Kids that outlines how to effectively match children in foster care with waiting families.
Matching Assistance Program (MAP)
A Family for Every Child’s free Matching Assistance Program (MAP) serves potential families nationwide, and works with all family types. MAP assists families during the matching phase of the adoption process by providing support, guidance, resources, recruitment services, and a child photo listing. A current, approved home study is required to join.
The Waiting is the Hardest Part: Tips and Survival Strategies for the Matching Process
A free webinar recording from the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE), providing families with suggestions on how to get through the matching process and become successfully matched.
While You Wait
Suggestions from the Adoption Exchange of things to do while you wait to become matched.