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Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area, Washington DC

  • Agency Name
  • Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area
  • Agency Location
  • 4406 Georgia Ave., NW
    Washington, DC 20011
  • Contact Phone
  • (202) 723-3000
  • Contact Name
  • Kichelle Coleman
  • License Number
  • Services Offered
  • Adoption; Foster Care; Caregiver Support; Disaster Response; Refugee & Immigrant Services; Youth Haven Camps & Retreats
  • Description
  • Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area (LSS/NCA) walks with our neighbors in need and mobilizes community partners to provide services that offer hope and rebuild lives. Adoption can be one of the most wonderful events in life. Whether you’re investigating adoption as an option or have already decided that you want to adopt, LSS/NCA is here to support you. As a licensed adoption agency in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, we provide home study and post-placement visits for domestic and international adoptions for families and individuals within a 50 mile radius of the DC Metro Area.
  • Adoption Process
  • STEP 1: Download and Complete Adoption Application. STEP 2: In-Take Interview. Meet with Adoption Specialist and receive formal paperwork (medical forms, financial documents, agency requirements, background check, etc.) and discuss your individual adoption plan. STEP 3: Complete Home Study. Children deserve to be matched with the best family for them. Therefore, LSS/NCA takes great care in conducting thorough home studies. STEP 4: Home Study Approval. Upon completion of approved documentation, paperwork is forwarded to coordinating domestic or international adoption agency. STEP 5: Family Unification. Your family gets to welcome your new child home. STEP 6: Post-Placement and Finalization Services. To ensure the transition is going smoothly, LSS/NCA conducts follow-up visits to provide support to the family and the child.
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