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Adoption Agencies Valencia CA

When considering adoption, keep an open mind about whether to adopt domestically or internationally. There are children all around the world in need of good homes. Check below for related information, products and services.

Angels Haven Outreach
(661) 259-2943
25134 Ave Rotella
Santa Clarita, CA
Childrens Home Society Of California
Granada Hills, CA
Stars Of David/Los Angeles & San Fernando Valley Chapter
(818) 366-7030
Northridge, CA
Adoptee Liberty Movement Association (Alma)
(626) 441-0858
Canoga Park, CA
Adoptees Birthparents Association
(805) 583-4306
Simi Valley, CA
Angels Haven Outreach
(877) 378-9781
25134 Ave Rotella
Santa Clarita, CA
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Asian Adoptions
Hispanic Adoptions
Other Races
Adoption Services
International Adoption Program
Infant Adoption

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Bal Jagat Childrens World, Inc.
(818) 709-4737
Chatsworth, CA
Thomas L. Cohen, Esq.
(818) 347-2121
Canoga Park, CA
Colombian Adoption Network
(818) 883-5748
West Hills, CA
Inter Country Adoption Network
(818) 352-0332
Sunland, CA
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Adopted Child, Adopting an Older Child and Raising Adopted Children

Adopting an Older Child

Adoption is increasingly becoming an option for many parents. While it is a popular choice for single parents and same-sex couples who want to raise children, many opposite-sex couples are also making an active choice for adoption of older children.

Bringing home an older adopted child for the first time requires care. The first few weeks, especially, are crucial. Your approach during this time will significantly impact the relationship your adopted child will share with his or her new family. Here are some tips to help you:

  • Prepare your children in advance: If you already have children, it is important that you talk to them about the new arrival in advance. Prepare them on how they should interact with the adopted child.

  • Assert your role as parent: Establish your role as the parent right from day one. While this may seem difficult, it is important that you combine love with firmness and lay down rules for your child to follow. This is especially important with older kids.

  • Distribute chores and duties: Participating in household chores and duties will help your adopted child integrate with your family. It will also help prevent any resentment in your children.

  • Adapt to your adopted child's needs: Many older children who have been placed in foster care may have a history of neglect or abuse and may be averse to display of intimacy or touch. It is important that you respond sensitively...

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