Eligibility & Terms

 

Helpusadopt.org accepts applications from couples and individuals regardless of race, religion, gender, ethnicity, marital status or sexual orientation. Please note the following criteria:

  • At least one applicant must be a US citizen

  • Must be using an established adoption agency based in the US

  • Must have a completed, approved, and current home study

  • Must not be pregnant, trying to conceive, or pursuing infertility treatments simultaneously with your adoption.

  • Must demonstrate significant financial obstacles and the need for financial assistance

  • Must be able to distinguish between "not wanting" to write the check(s) for your adoption expenses and "not being able to"

  • Must demonstrate willingness to proceed with your adoption plans with or without our assistance

  • If the adoption has been finalized, or the child has been placed in your home, you are no longer eligible

  • Applicants must exhibit a commitment to adoption, and will continue with the adoption regardless of whether or not they obtain a grant from Helpusadopt.org

  • Applicants must be associated with a licensed adoption agency or attorney. If you are selected for a grant, you will be asked to provide all contact information.

  • Priority will be given to applicants without children and those with failed or disrupted adoption placements.

  • Should a grant be awarded:

    • Adoption funds may not be used to cover travel cost.

    • Money is only payable in USD to a licensed US adoption agency or lawyer.

    • We do not cover agency start-up fees, funds should be applied towards the finalization of your adoption.

    • If any portion of the grant is unused upon completion of the adoption process, or upon the 18 month anniversary of the official grant award date, the remaining funds will revert back to Helpusadopt.org.

Helpusadopt.org reserves the right to contact applicants and service providers by phone or email to clarify any information provided in the application or to conduct a telephone interview.

We know you might have questions regarding your application and the process. Please read our FAQ before contacting us. If we have not answered your questions on our FAQ page, please send us an email at info@Helpusadopt.org

COVID-19 has impacted everyone, including the adoption community.
We want to ensure you that Helpusadopt.org will continue to support the families who rely on us and will award grants as scheduled.

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(917) 684-5484

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New York, NY 10150

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