How do I adopt a child?
If you are considering adoption and wish to learn about available children in New York State, the adoption process, subsidies, and resources, please visit the New York State Adoption Service to learn How to Adopt a New York Waiting Child. You can also use the Child Photolisting, where you will be able to see pictures of some of the children who await the opportunity to live with a loving family.
You may also find information about becoming an adoptive parent by calling 1-800-345-KIDS (5437). In New York City, contact the Administration for Children’s Services, or call (212) 676-WISH (dialing within New York State) and 1-877-676-WISH (dialing from outside New York State).
Adopt a New York Waiting Child
Information on adopting a child