FINANCIAL GRANTS & LOANS FOR ADOPTION
National Council for Adoption
Brittany's HOPE Foundation
1160 North Market Street
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
Help in adopting internationally, older children and siblings.
Fertile Hope’s Sharing Hope Program
From LIVESTRONG is not free, but it does offer financial assistance for newly diagnosed
young women facing infertility due to cancer treatment so they can freeze their eggs or
embryos. There are income caps for eligibility. Access links to more information about the
US Adoption Tax Credit to programs that provide grants and financial assistance for adoption.
P.O. Box 20435
New York City, NY 10021
Provides grants of up to $15,000 for domestic, international, foster or special needs adoption expenses.
4309 Crayton Road
Naples, FL 34103
Oxford Adoption Foundation was formed to help families to adopt internationally by providing
low-interest loans to assist with the expenses associated with the international adoption process.
It is the goal and objective of Oxford Adoption Foundation to help as many children as possible
to become part of loving adoptive families.
Life Song of Orphans (formerly Life International)
PO Box 402
202 N. Ford Street
Gridley, IL 61744
Matching grants and interest-free loans.
A Child Waits
1136 Barker Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201
We provide low interest adoption loans and adoption grants for families who have exhausted
other financial options and could not proceed with their adoption without our help.
PO Box 868049
Plano, TX 75086-8049
Gift of Adoption
P.O. Box 567
2001 Waukegan Road
Techny,, IL 60082
National Embryo Donation Center
11126 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37934
Phone: 865-777-2013 OR 866-585-8549
Offers families a chance to adopt embryos (actual children in a frozen state) waiting for a home.
Very inexpensive and a wonderful option!
NOTE: Under current tax law, the I.R.S. offers tax credits for qualified adoption expenses]
to help offset the financial burden to adoptive families. Adoptive parents might be eligible
to claim as much as $13,170 from the federal government.These tax credits are refundalbe--
meaning you get the cash back (minus any taxes owed) which can be a significant help in
the overall cost.
NOTE: Many employers offer adoption benefits as part of their employee compensation
program to help cover a portion of your adoption expenses. Talk to your human resources
department to determine if these benefits are available to you.
NOTE: For a breakdown of the costs you can expect from all types of adoption, (and to
learn about programs that offer financial aid), visit www.adopting.org. Another alternative
is to adopt a child who is in foster care. Because there are so many children in the system,
many states reduce or waive adoption fees. Federal and state assistance programs can
OTHER SOURCES FOR HOME STUDIES & ADOPTIONS
Christian Family Services
17105 W. Twelve Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48076
Provides home studies for adoptions at a much lower cost than other agencies.
Bethany Christian Services
901 Eastern Ave. NE
PO Box 294
Grand Rapids, MI 49501-0294
30685 Barrington St. Suite 140
Madison Heights, MI 48071
The largest adoption agency in the United States, Bethany also serves orphans in countries
in five continents. We have more than 80 locations in the U.S. and minister to children and
families in more than a dozen countries.
Temporary Care Services / Foster Care & Interim Care
Domestic Infant Adoption
Older Child Adoptions
Adoption Associates, Inc.
26105 Orchard Lake Road- Suite 301
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
SAMARITAS (formerly Lutheran Social Services of Michigan)
8131 E. Jefferson Ave.
Detroit, MI 48214
Through Samarita's Adoption program---you can help a child find a "life-long loving family."
Every child needs love, shelter and guidance. These most bsic of provisions are missing
for some children and the older the child, the more dire the circumstances, especially when
they come from an abusive or neglectful situation.
Wolverine Human Services
20600 Eureka Road Suite 715
Taylor, MI 48180
Offers home studies, adoptive parent recruitment and training, pre and post adoption
services and support for children and families involved in Michigan's child welfare system.
Servicing the greater Detroit area with offices in Wayne, Macomb and Genessee counties.
Ennis Center for Children
20100 Greenfield Rd.
Detroit, MI 48235
Ennis Center for Children is a private, not-for-profit foster care and adoption agency.
With the supportof the community, we preserve families when possible and create new
families when necessary. Serves: Wayne County & Oakland County
Oakland Family Services
114 Orchard Lake Road
Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone: 248-858-7766 OR 877-742-8264
Specializes in the placements of children who are older and have special needs.
Has offices in Berkley, Walled Lake and Rochester Hills also!
Adopt America’s Children (Spaulding for Children)
16250 Northland Drive Suite 120
Southfield, MI 48075
Phone: 248-443-0300 x274
Adopt America’s Children (Spaulding for Children) has been a private, non-profit child welfare
agency since 1968. We find permanent homes for children who have been in the foster care
and adoption system the longest. Adopt America’s Children(Spaulding) is one of the first agencies
to specialize in finding and training adoptive families for the placement of children who have been
abused,neglected and/or have other individual challenges. Our prevention program provides support
to pregnant and single mothers with training, food and needs for their children ages 0 – 3.
Serves Wayne County, Oakland County, & Macomb County.
Methodist Children’s Home Society
26645 W. Six Mile Rd.
Redford, MI 48240
Methodist Children’s Home Society (MCHS) finds safe, caring homes for children who are survivors
of abuse and neglect across southeast Michigan while providing support to children and families
through foster care, adoption, residential care and transitional living. As a secular nonprofit organization,
MCHS proudly serves children and families of every creed,background and lifestyle and continues
to change lives thanks to the support of donors and volunteers.
Serves Wayne County, Oakland County & Macomb County
Orchards Children's Services
Southfield. MI 48076
Detroit, MI 48235
42140 Van Dyke Ste. 206
Sterling Heights, MI 48314
1995 Highland Suite F
Ann Arbor MI 48108
444 Church Street
Flint, MI 48502
A new service from Orchard's Children's Services called PASS (Post-Adoption Support Services)
that encourages networking among adoptive families, service providers, and other interested parties.
Open to all families with children under 18 who have adopted from the state's welfare system. Offers
crisis intervention, hosts monthly family activities, bi-monthly networking meetings, and quarterly task
force meetings. Serves most of S.E. Michigan!
IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION
The Child Welfare Information Gateway
Offers information on transracial and transcultural adoptions.
Pact, an Adoption Alliance
A resource for families who have adopted or are considering adopting a child of color.
The North American Council on Adoptable Children
An organization that provides information on adoption (primarily foster care) and adoption subsidies.
IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION
Find out about international adoption at:
SOME HELPFUL WEBSITES:
Michigan Federation for Children and Families
320 N. Washington Square Suite 100
Lansing, MI 48933
Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange (M.A.R.E.)
3840 Packard Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone: 800-589-6273 TTY: (734) 794-2984
2220 S. Chambers Road
Aurora, CO 80014
15445 E. Liff Ave., Unit B
Aurora, CO 80014
Project 1.27 strives to inspire, recruit and resource churches and families to foster and adopt
the kids in their own backyard.
American Adoption Congress
For step-by-step suggestions on how to conduct a search for birth parents.
To locate records, groups and other resources in your state: