10 Questions for Parents Preparing to Adopt or Foster

Types of Adoption- Domestic, Foster Care, International, Embryo

Suggested Questions for Adoption Agency Selection Process

Department of State provides information on all open countries

Find out which countries best fit your family

Every child deserves a chance at a forever home. The Finding Our Children Unconditional Support (FOCUS) Program is a collaboration among theTennessee Department of Children’s Services, Harmony Family Center, and provider agencies across the state to encourage the adoption of children in the Tennessee foster care system.

The Heart Gallery of TN – “a group of volunteer workers and photographers committed to drawing attention to the children and teens in the Tennessee foster care system who are available for adoption. These are kids seeking a forever family to love and support them. We showcase the children using our online gallery and exhibits throughout the community.”

Local Adoption Agencies 

There are many other available domestic and international agencies. You can have your homestudy done locally and use an outside agency if you choose. Here are some: Domestic and International Adoption Agencies