Adopting from U.S. foster care often costs little or nothing

     Adopting from the U.S. foster care system is generally the least expensive type of adoption, usually involving little or no cost, and states often provide subsidies to adoptive parents.
     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.