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?

“My six year-old son Clark has been saving up his money to buy a Lego set.  He came to me with a quarter and asked me to give it to Ampersand Families, “To help kids who need to find families.” Thank you for the important work you do, and for advancing Clark’s understanding of what it […]

Laura, Former Board Member

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