- Adoption in Montana
Information on the adoption process in Montana, courtesy of CFSD.
- Child Adoption Laws
Adoption laws for State of Montana.
- Child Protective Service Background Checks
CFSD provides links to online videos and self-study courses
- Foster Parent Training
CFSD provides links to online videos and self-study courses.
- LGBT Adoption Laws
LGBT adoption laws in Montana
- Pre-Service Training Information
Contact your county CFSD office for more information on pre-service training requirements.
- Private Adoption Agencies
Contact information for state-licensed private adoption agencies in Montana.
- Public and Private Agency Search
Public and private foster care adoption agencies in Montana.
- Services to Native American Children and Families
A description of the services offered to Native American children and families, including links to resources and additional information.
- Adoption Information
Adoption Information by state
- Understanding Montana Adoption Laws and Policies
An overview of adoption laws
- CFSD Adoption Services
CFSD provides an overview of adoption services
- Home Study Requirements (See bottom of page for providers)
Information on the Home study program and requirements
Searching for Children
Scroll down to see the videos of Montana children featured in KTVQ’s A Waiting Child segment.
- WWK Recruiters
Scroll down and click on Montana to view contact information for Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiters families may contact regarding waiting Montana children.
- Heart Gallery Of America
Photo lists of waiting children
- ICPC Forms
CFSD provides Financial Medical Plan, 100A and 100B forms for download.
- ICPC Information
Provides information about ICPC process in Montana, including contact information for state ICPC offices.
Post-Adoption Support and Resources
- Adoption Assistance
Select Montana to view more information on adoption assistance in state of Montana, courtesy of Child Welfare Information Gateway.
- Adoption Assistance Contacts
Contact information for adoption assistance and ICAMA questions.
- Adoption Therapists
A list of adoption-competent therapists in Montana, courtesy of Psychology Today. Please note that A Family For Every Child is <strong>not</strong> endorsing any of the therapists listed, and families are encouraged to do their own research to find a therapist that is going to be the best fit for their family.
- CFSD Manual: Subsidized Adoption Expenses, Non-Recurring Adoption Expenses & medical Subsidy
Child and Familiy Services Divisions policy manual for adoption subsidy, non-recurring adoption expenses, and medical subsidy.
- Journey of the Heart Post-Adoption Support Group
A post-adoption support group for adoptees, adoptive families, and birth parents.
- Lending Library
Foster and adoptive families in Montana have access to Utah DCFS’ lending library. Families may check out 3 books at a time related to foster care and adoption, and have the books mailed to them free of charge.
- Montana State Foster/Adoptive Parent Association
Contact information for Montana Foster/Adoptive Parent Association, courtesy of Foster Care and Adoptive Community.
- Respite Care
Search for licensed respite care providers in Montana.
- State Subsidy Information
NACAC provides general information on adoption subsidies in Montana.
- Title IV-E Guardianship Assistance Program
DPHHS provides information on guardianship assistance payments.
- 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
- 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
- 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.