General Adoption Information Meeting

Saturday, December 16, 2017
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Location: The Cradle, 2049 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL, 60201
Marc Arneson, Adoptive Parent Coordinator


1. Introduction to adoption and The Cradle 

2. Who Are The Children and Their Birth Families? 

3. Realities of Adoption 
a. Domestic Adoption 
- What is open adoption and why is it important? 

b. International Adoption 
- Which country is right for you? 

4. A Cradle Family Shares Their Personal Story 

5. The Adoption Process 
a. What is a home study? 
b. What are the steps for a domestic adoption? 
c. What are the steps for an international adoption? 
d. What fees are involved? 

6. Question and Answer

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