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Adoption Requirements - Nuevo Amanecer Latino Children's Services
To become an adoptive parent there are a few basic requirements that you need to meet:
The requirements to adopt a child are the same as a resource parent.
You do not have to be married to adopt. Applicants may be single, married, partnered, divorced, widowed or legally separated.
Home ownership is not necessary.
There are no set income requirements – adoptive applicants need to show they can meet their family’s basic needs.
The adoptive applicant and the child/youth do not have to be the same race, color or of the same national origin.
Your home must be safe, clean and have sufficient space to accommodate children and youth’s needs.
You must attend an orientation meeting and all training sessions.
You must satisfactorily complete a Family Home Study (SAFE).
You must comply with all adoption Title XXII State of California, Los Angeles County and NALCS regulations.
All members of the household, as well as those caring for the child or children, must pass a criminal record clearance.
Nuevo Amanecer Latino does not discriminate in the basis of sex, age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity.