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    How Much Does It Cost to Adopt a Child From Foster Care?

    There are no costs involved with foster care adoption in Massachusetts!

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    Financial Supports

    Adoption Subsidy: All children who are adopted through the Department of Children and Families are eligible for state administered Adoption Subsidy....

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    Basic Supports: Organizations That Can Help on Your Adoption Journey

    Local Support Organizations:

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    Post-Adoption Support Resources

    Adoptive Families Together (AFT): A program of MSPCC, is a network of adoptive families who understand the benefit of peer support while raising...

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    Legal Status: Understanding legal risk, legally freed, and adoption from foster care

    In a legal risk adoptive placement, the rights of the child's birth parents have not yet been voluntarily or involuntarily terminated.

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    Understanding Open Adoption

    Open adoption refers to any type of contact between the child and his/her birth family after the adoption legalization. This ranges from annual cards...

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    Understanding Trauma & It's effects on Children in Foster Care

    *This article is re-published from AdoptUSKids, a national resource on adoption and foster care.You can view the original article here.*

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    Can I Adopt from Foster care?

    Children do not need perfect parents! They need loving individuals who are fully committed to supporting them on their life’s journey, whatever that...

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    Transracial Adoption

    When planning to adopt, many people say that the child’s race or ethnicity does not matter.

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    Types of Adoption

    The road to adoption as a way to create or add to your family is different for everyone.  One of the first decisions is which type of adoption best...

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