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?

 I work at Ampersand because it’s a place where passionate people do excellent work. Ampersand is a place that’s truly mission-driven, that works hard on behalf of kids and families, and that invests in the people that are doing the work.  

Kate Mejicano, Permanency Specialist

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