If you choose to make an adoption plan, you are in charge. You get to choose who will parent your child.
Families Looking to Adopt page you can see some families who currently looking to adopt children of color. You will see that Pact works with a diverse range of people who wish to adopt, a majority of whom are people of color or inter-racial couples. White people who want to consider adopting a child of color are required to complete special training on parenting across racial lines. All of them specifically wish to adopt a child of color as their first choice. You can decide which ones match the hopes you have expressed for your child.
adoption consultation, we will work with you to evaluate the adoptive families that interest you, help you get ready to interact with them, support you as you make your final decision, and work to make sure that you are always treated with respect. We will make sure you understand the legal and logistical procedures and ensure that ongoing contact/communication between you and the adopting family is discussed and agreed upon. Throughout the adoption process, we will be available to facilitate communications and make sure that your child's best interests are being served.
The steps of the placement process will vary somewhat depending on whether it is an Agency-Assisted Adoption or an Independent Adoption. (For definitions of these terms please see The Adoption Process from our Resource Library. In either case, Pact's adoption services are always provided free of charge to expectant parents.
Learn more about topics that include managing contact between birth and adoptive parents, navigating relationships with adopted children, and deciding whether open adoption or closed adoption serves children and parents best by visiting Birth Parents, Birth Families in Adoption.