California Adoption >> San Francisco Agencies>> ADOPT INTERNATIONAL


  • Agency Name
  • Agency Location
  • 1000 BRANNAN STREET # 301
  • Contact Phone
  • (415) 934-0300
  • Contact Name
  • License Number
  • 385201716
  • Services Offered
  • Adoption: Domestic Adoption, International Adoption
  • Description
  • Adopt International is a 501c3 Non-Profit Hague accredited adoption agency licensed throughout California and Hawaii. We recognize the right of every child in the United States and throughout the world to find a loving, permanent family who will meet her or his individual needs. Our vision focuses on making a difference in the lives of children remaining in institutional care through education and humanitarian efforts. Our staff is committed to providing professional, comprehensive services with an emphasis on meeting and responding to the needs of our culturally diverse community while reflecting the changing adoption environment and providing continuous quality improvement, compassion and generosity.
  • Adoption Process
  • If you are a resident of California or Hawaii, and you’re interested in open domestic adoption using Adopt International as your home study and placing agency below are the steps to bringing your baby home. 1. Begin Your Home Study. Click to view the domestic Home Study process. 2. Make an appointment for a consult to learn more about Adopt International’s Domestic Adoption Program. 3. Apply to our Domestic Adoption Program. 4. Begin search meetings with a Domestic Coordinator. 5. Make Books and Dear Birth Mom Letters. 6. Becoming a ‘Waiting Family’ and use Adopt as a supportive resource. 7. A match is made! Get to know your birth mom. 8. Bring your baby home. 9. Post Placement Supervision meetings with your Adopt International Social Worker. 10. Make a court date to finalize your domestic adoption. International adoption is a wonderful way to incorporate cultural awareness and help a child who needs a family. The process varies in time and expenses, depending upon the country that you select. Here are the steps: 1. Understand the rules. The process differs if you are adopting from a Hague or non-Hague country. Our staff can assist you in understanding the regulations. 2. Complete an Adoption Home Study. The Home Study agency that you choose to work with should be a place where you have confidence in their expertise and services. 3. Hire a placing agency. Your Home Study agency may be your Placement Agency, or you may choose another agency that identifies your child and helps complete your adoption in the foreign country. 4. Obtain Immigration Pre-approval Make an application to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). If you are adopting from a Hague Country, you will be filing an I-800A; if you are adopting from a non-Hague Country, you will be filing an I-600A. 5. Prepare your dossier. Every country has a list of documents required when making an application; this may go to a central authority, the attorney or court. The list must be
  • District Office
  • District Office Phone
  • (408) 324-2112

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