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Pre-adoption: Start here

Home studies. Case workers. Home visits. Social workers. The beginning stages of adoption are enough to overwhelm even the most determined parents, especially when they don’t have resources or support. We understand the stage you are in, so we’ve put together these resources for you and your family to use as you walk through this phase. Visit the links to learn more.


Financial Aid Application (pdf)
Apply for a grant from Pure Gift of God.

Federal Tax Credit
Learn about federal adoption credit and adoption assistance programs.

Ohio Tax Credit
Learn about Ohio state tax credits that may be available to you.

Post-Adoption Special Services Subsidy (PASSS)
Post-Adoption Special Services Subsidy is a financial assistance program that offers assistance for services not covered by other subsidy programs.

Choosing an Adoption Agency

An Introduction to Adoption

Why is Adoption so Expensive

Adoption FAQ’s