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A family that is interested in a waiting child be “home study ready.” That is having an approved home study or having had a successful home study completed within the past three years. We would also consider a family in the home study process. A family that has previously adopted through New Beginnings is also welcome.
In adopting a waiting child from Korea, the family would need to meet the Korean Requirements.
The children are on a shared list, and other agencies are advocating for them as well. It is possible that Eastern Social Welfare Society could match the child with another family. ESWS is looking for the best match for the child, not necessarily the first.
Once a child is matched, we will indicate that on the site. ESWS cannot present a referral until a current home study is approved. Once the referral is accepted, we will remove the child from the waiting list.
For many people, a waiting child adoption is a wonderful way to add to their family. A waiting child is a child who is legally free for adoption, but does not yet have a permanency plan.
We currently two waiting boys from Korea.
International adoption remains a popular way of building your family. The decision to adopt a child from a foreign country is a life changing one for both you and the child here are some things to consider to see if this is right for you.
Here are some questions to ask yourself as you consider an adoption from Korea. Do you: Want a child that is healthy, well cared for and under the age of 3 years? Want an adoption process that is fast, in most cases under one year? Want an adoption process that is...