the few steps to be remembered or looked into by the couple :
WELFARE AGENCY :
To know more about adoption and its procedures the couples involved should take help from
any of the child welfare agency
After getting all the relevant information it is very important that the couple register
in the agency they are comfortable with. To avoid confusion it is necessary to register in
only one agency of your choice.
In the process of adoption there are many formalities to be completed. Therefore the
documents should be carefully studied.
VISITS BY SOCIAL WORKERS:
The social workers after confirming an appointment at a convenient date and time come in
for home visits and interviews as a pre-adoption counseling. During their visit, the
couple should clarify all their fears and doubts they may have in their minds.
The agency concerned would then locate a suitable child for you which might take as long
as six months or more. This process is a like a waiting period and requires a lot of
After a long wait, arrangements are made by the social workers for you to see the child
chosen for you.
To reassure the child's health the adoptive parents should go in for a complete medical
Before the child could be taken home the lawyer hired would help you submit all the
important papers in the court.
You will be assisted with all the formalities required in the court by the social worker.
After the court decree the adoption procedure is complete and all the important papers and
documents will be given to you by the lawyer.
Even after such a long process the social workers will continue their visits as per Agency