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State Financial Help for Adopting a Child

State Financial Help for Adopting a ChildState Financial Help for Adopting a Child

Information on adoption assistance payments and other programs from your state and federal government.

State Financial Adoption Assistance

Adoption subsidies are provided by state and federal governments for children with special needs, children from foster care and for hard to  place children. For additional information about these subsidies please visit the link Adopting Special Needs Infants.

State and federal governments also offer a wide variety of other benefit program.  The GovBenefits.gov web site can help you determine if you may be eligible to receive benefits.  Just click on your state name below to view these programs.  Additionally, you may find it helpful to visit the link Government Agencies and Resources for Adoption.

Select a state to read about it's benefit programs
 Alabama  Montana
 Alaska  Nebraska
 Arizona  Nevada
 Arkansas  New Hampshire
 California  New Jersey
 Colorado  New Mexico
 Connecticut  New York
 Delaware  North Carolina
 District of Columbia  North Dakota
 Florida  Ohio
 Georgia  Oklahoma
 Hawaii  Oregon
 Idaho  Pennsylvania
 Illinois  Rhode Island
 Indiana  South Carolina
 Iowa  South Dakota
 Kansas  Tennessee
 Kentucky  Texas
 Louisiana  Utah
 Maine  Vermont
 Maryland  Virginia
 Massachusetts  Washington
 Michigan  West Virginia
 Minnesota  Wisconsin
 Mississippi  Wyoming
 Missouri  

Women, Infants and Children

WIC provides nutritious foods, nutrition counseling, and referrals to health and other social services to participants at no charge. WIC serves low-income pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, and infants and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk. The Food and Nutrition Service, which administers the program at the Federal level, provides funds to WIC State agencies (State health departments or comparable agencies) to pay for WIC foods, nutrition counseling and education, and administrative costs. The program is available in all 50 States, 33 Indian Tribal Organizations, America Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

WIC Overseas

WIC Overseas: The Department of Defense offers the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Overseas nutrition program to eligible participants overseas.  Members of the Armed Forces, civilian employees, and Department of Defense contractors living overseas and their family members may be eligible to participate in the WIC Overseas program.

Help for Adopting Families by State

 Alabama  Montana
 Alaska  Nebraska
 Arizona  Nevada
 Arkansas  New Hampshire
 California  New Jersey
 Colorado  New Mexico
 Connecticut  New York
 Delaware  North Carolina
 Florida  North Dakota
 Georgia  Ohio
 Hawaii  Oklahoma
 Idaho  Oregon
 Illinois  Pennsylvania
 Indiana  Rhode Island
 Iowa  South Carolina
 Kansas  South Dakota
 Kentucky  Tennessee
 Louisiana  Texas
 Maine  Utah
 Maryland  Vermont
 Massachusetts  Virginia
 Michigan  Washington
 Minnesota  West Virginia
 Mississippi  Wisconsin
 Missouri  Wyoming
 More Adoption Help
 Pregnancy  Placing a child for adoption
 Parenting  Adopting a child

State Financial Help for Adopting a ChildState Financial Help for Adopting a Child