- Adoption FAQs
Frequently asked questions about adoption in Minnesota.
- Child Adoption Laws
Adoption laws for state of Minnesota.
- County Agencies
Contact information for county agencies in Minnesota.
- DHS Adoption Information
Adoption information for Minnesota.
- LGBT Adoption Laws
LGBT adoption laws in Minnesota.
- Pre-Service Training Information
MN Adopt compiled a list of agencies that provide pre-service training.
- Private Adoption Agencies
MN Adopt compiled a list of private foster care adoption agencies in Minnesota.
- Public and Private Agency Search
Public and private foster care adoption agencies in Minnesota.
- Steps to Adoption
MN Adopt outlines the steps to beginning the adoption process.
- Adoption Information
Adoption Information by state
- Understanding Minnesota Adoption Laws and Policies
An overview of adoption laws
- Home Study Requirements (See bottom of page for providers)
Information on the Home study program and requirements
Searching for Children
- Ampersand Families
Photo listing of young adults and teenagers in Minnesota waiting to be adopted.
- Hennepin County
Photo listing of waiting children in Hennepin County.
- Minnesota Heart Gallery
Heart Gallery featuring waiting children in Minnesota.
- MN Adopt
Photo listing of waiting children in Minnesota.
- WWK Recruiters
Scroll down and click on Minnesota to view contact information for Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiters families may contact regarding waiting Minnesota children.
- Heart Gallery Of America
Photo lists of waiting children
- ICPC Information
Provides general information on ICPC process in Minnesota, including contact information for state ICPC offices.
Post-Adoption Support & Resources
- Adoption Assistance
Select Minnesota to view more information on adoption assistance in the state of Minnesota, courtesy of Child Welfare Information Gateway.
- Adoptive Family Support Groups
Information on support groups for adoptive families, grandparent/kinship support groups, and special needs support group.
- Adult Adoptee Support Groups
Support groups for adopted adults (18 years +)
- Children and Teen Support Groups
Support groups for children and youth.
- Emergency Services
MN Adopt compiled a list of organizations that provide crisis services to families and children.
- Minnesota Adoption Assistance Program
MN Adopt provides general information on Minnesota’s Adoption Assistance Program.
- Multicultural Resources
MN Adopt provides a resource list for transracial families.
- Post-Adoption Training
A calendar of post-adoption training events.
- Residential Treatment Centers
List of residential treatment centers in Minnesota.
- Respite Care
A list of licensed respite care providers in Minnesota.
- State Subsidy Information
NACAC provides general information on adoption subsidies in Minnesota.
- Attachment and Trauma Specialists
A list of local therapists that specialize in working with attachment and trauma related issues.
- Behavioral care treatment centers
A list of local treatment centers for behavioral care
- Adoption Therapists
A list of local therapists that specialize in adoption
- Child Care Resources
A compiled list of child-care resources
- Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Programs
A list of local treatment centers specializing in child abuse treatment
- Counseling Resources
A compiled list of counseling resources
- Kid Counseling
A list of local therapists specializing in treating children
- Kinship Care
Kinship programs and information
- Medical Resources
Health and medical resources
- NPEN National Parenting Education Network
A list of programs by state
- NOFAS FASD Support
State resources and support group information
- Trauma Counseling
A list of local therapists specializing in trauma related issues.
- Online Support Groups
A list of online support group resources
- Post-Adoption Questions and Answers
Frequently asked questions and answers regarding adoption
- Special Health Care Needs
Resources for parents of children with special health care needs.