Support Available to Adoptive Parents in VT
Subsidized childcare may be available if you have an accepted need for childcare (e.g., you work outside the home or are attending school) or it’s authorized based on the child’s special needs.
Most of the waiting children qualify for medical benefits through Vermont Medicaid, which helps to cover the cost of doctor’s visits, prescriptions, hospital care, mental health services, dental care, eye care, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and more. If you live or move out of state, medical benefits may be provided by the other state.
Adoptive families in Vermont are fortunate to have quality post-adoption resources available to them through the Vermont Adoption Consortium - a statewide network of agencies that offer post-adoption services to adoptive families in Vermont. These services can include information and referral, training opportunities, advocacy, help with school and community issues, support and discussion groups, educational resources, respite services, counseling, and intensive supports
Click here to go to the newsletter section of VFAFA's website.
Click here for a list of trainings for adoptive, foster, kinship, and guardianship caregivers in Vermont.