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?

The founders of Ampersand Families wondered if they could turn the clock back on statistics of kids aging out of care. What if more displaced youth experienced the commitment of a permanent, loving family and a safe place to heal? What if they transitioned to adulthood in a network of supportive, committed relationships, with a […]

Laura, Former Board Member

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