Adopt A Child in Need

Give a child what we all want: a sense of belonging, a place to call home & lifelong family connections.man and grandson fishing

The Need for Adoptive Parents

On any given day in Vermont, there are about 140 children waiting for families to adopt them. Most are school-aged, many have special needs and some are part of a sibling group who want to stay together.


The Waiting Children

Meet some of the children waiting for their forever families


Who Can Apply

Applicants:

  • Must be at least 21
  • Can be single, married, living with a partner, or joined through civil union
  • Must have a valid adoption home study or Vermont foster care license

Applications are considered regardless of disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity/expression, race, religion, or sexual orientation.


Get The Adoption Process Started

Contact Project Family at 1-800-746-7000 or Toni.Yandow@partner.vermont.gov.


Learn More


Reach Out If You Adopted A Child & Have Questions.

Call (802) 241-0876 or email ahs.dcffsdadoptionpermanencyprogram@vermont.gov if you have questions about adoption, Medicaid, adoption assistance, post-permanency services and more.project family logo


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