All Children – All Families Annual Report 2021

All Children – All Families, a program of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, promotes LGBTQ+ inclusive policies and affirming practices among child welfare agencies. Agencies that lead the field with…

Adoption, Parenting

How Much Does Adoption Cost?

According to the Child Welfare Information Gateway, adoptions can cost anywhere from $0 to over $40,000 depending on the type of adoption pursued.

Adoption, Parenting

Open Adoption

Open adoptions can be facilitated by an adoption agency or an adoption attorney. (An adoption completed by an attorney is also referred to as independent open adoption.) Open adoption offers…

Adoption, Parenting

Second Parent Adoption

For same-sex couples, it is often the case that there is only one legal parent even though two people may equally parent the child and think of themselves as co-parents.