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Minnesota’s Waiting Children
At our first Chinese New Year celebration after adopting our son, K, I was sitting with a group of adoptive moms while the dads were wrangling all the 4-year-olds boys. The conversation turned to our...
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The Domestic Waiting Children program serves children under state guardianship or tribal jurisdiction with a goal of adoption. We strive to help support families for older children with special needs who are living in foster care.
Most costs to clients adopting a child under state guardianship are covered by a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
Who are Minnesota's Waiting Children?
The children who wait are:
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You can view some of the children waiting via our online child profiles. If you'd like to specifically consider children in foster care, filter for "Minnesota" on the profile page. We're currently advocating for additional children in foster care offline as well.
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Contact us to learn about Minnesota youth currently waiting for adoptive families:
firstname.lastname@example.org | 651.255.2355 | 800.952.9302
Call Waiting International Children at 651-646-6393 or e-mail email@example.com