Adoption Services processes adoption petitions for direct placement, agency, adult, stepparent, and relative adoptions. We also accept petitions regarding post adoption matters, including delayed registration of foreign birth and confidential intermediary services.
Below are links to additional information and documents related to Adoption Services.
Adoption Permanency Project and Study
Basic Information on Filing Petitions for Adoptions
Delayed Registration of Foreign Birth
Direct Placement Adoption
Post Adoption Services
State Ward Adoptions (Children from Foster Care)
Step Parent Adoption