Foster Care vs. Adoption

Many prospective parents consider both adoption and foster care on the road to building their families. Some know that they want to go through the foster care system, whether they serve as a temporary foster home or eventually adopt. Others are open to foster care as well as other options, like private infant adoption and international adoption.

Whatever options you’re considering for your family, narrowing down the best path for you can be difficult. That’s why we’ve created this guide to foster care vs. adoption. In the articles below, you can learn about the major differences and similarities between adopting and fostering, compare foster care with private and international adoption, and find some questions to ask yourself if you’re not sure which choice is right for you.


Foster Care