Estimated timeline to adoption

Executive Director & Co-founder

How long does it take to adopt a child or teen from foster care in Minnesota with Ampersand Families? The timeline below lays out the basic steps in the process here at Ampersand Families, and approximately how long each phase in the process takes.

How long does it take to adopt a teen or youth in Minnesota?

Support — now and forever

Your adoption is just the beginning. At Ampersand Families, we offer support to the families and youth we serve indefinitely. Learn more.

Why choose Ampersand Families?

“After working with Ampersand Families, I didn’t have a hint of cold feet. Before meeting my son, I was like a kid on Christmas Eve.”

Parent

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