Adoption Information



An Adoptive Applicant:
  • Should be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Should be married for at least one (1) year, but may be single.
  • Should be in good physical and mental health.
  • Should have reasonable income to meet expenses needed in the daily care of the child, however, there are no specific financial requirements.
  • Should have a reasonable amount of room for the addition of a child, but home ownership is not required.
  • Need not belong to a church.
  • Need not pay an adoption fee. Financial assistance may be available for the adoption of children with special needs.
  • Must attend 36 hours of pre-service training and participate in the Home Study process.
 


For more information regarding adoption,
please call us at 330-941-8888, ext 2850
or send email to Theresa.Pancoe@jfs.ohio.gov.
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