Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to adopt a child from foster care?

Most adoptions through foster care have minimal costs associated with them that are often reimbursible.

I'm interested in adopting. What do I need to do?

The process is a little different in each state, but usually begins with a free training class. Learn more about the adoption process.

Do I qualify to adopt a child?

People from all types of backgrounds can adopt children from foster care. Whether you own or rent your home, have children already or don't, work full-time or stay home, you may be eligible to adopt. Learn more about the adoption process.

What kinds of children are available for adoption?

Search our child profile database here. KVC provides full disclosure of all available information about the child’s background, experiences and needs. The children available for adoption through KVC are generally age 10 and above, part of a sibling set of three or more who need to be adopted together, or have unique needs.

I don't see my question listed here.

For all other questions, contact us at 1-888-655-5500 or We are open Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm Central time.