If you are considering adoption (either domestic or foreign), Adoptive Families has posted an interesting decision matrix to help guide your decision-making process.
There are thousands of children in the U.S. foster care system, awaiting adoption. You can find a lot of information and resources about adopting from the foster care system on this website published by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
|Older orphans in Russia are rarely adopted. Big Family Mission volunteers become "family" for these children.|