Not for Forever: What to Do When Adoption Isn’t an Option


When your family has come to the difficult decision that adopting a child for whom you have been caring isn’t an option, it can be a time of grieving, confusion, and moving forward. This tip sheet focuses on support available and how you can care for yourself if adoption isn’t an option.


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Author: Coalition for Children, Youth & Families
Additional Author: Foster Care & Adoption Resource Center
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