Adopting a Child in NH

 

Adoption is a lifelong commitment you make to a child and the legal status given to you as a parent to provide for the care, custody, safety and well-being of a child. Adoption offers children the highest level of permanency.

For more information on adopting through private NH agencies, please go to the following link:
http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcyf/adoption/adoptagencies.htm

Last year, approximately 122 children of all ages were adopted through NH DCYF foster care. On any given day, there are approximately 25 children who are ready to join a family like yours. For more information on adopting through DCYF, please go to the following link:

http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcyf/adoption/adoptingdcyf.htm

For the NH Department of Health and Human Services home page on Foster Care & Adoption, please go here: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcyf/adoption/index.htm