Every adoption is unique.  The length of the adoption process varies but typically lasts between nine to 12 months and includes the following steps:


1.  Attend an informational orientation

2.  Submit a complete application and other documentation

3.  Completing the required training program

4.  Participate in a home study

5.  Receive approval to be an adoptive family

6.  Discuss a potential placement with your case worker

7.  Welcome a child into your home