The Minnesota Department of Human Services provides various adoption resources on its website including an overview of available services, brochures and links to partnering organizations. MN Adopt also offers pre- and post-adoption resources online at MNAdopt.org.Continue Reading
The DHS brochure, "Completing an Adoption in Minnesota," provides an overview of the steps of the adoptive process. Additionally, it details the legal rights and expectations of both adoptive parents and birth parents. DHS also provides resources for financial assistance. Its Northstar Adoption Assistance Program provides qualifying families with coverage for various expenses incurred after adopting a child.
In addition to providing comprehensive information on pursuing adoption, MN Adopt supports families who have completed the adoption process. They provide parenting resources, support groups and therapeutic referrals.Learn more about Adoption