Over the course of many years, we have heard many reasons
why families don’t pursue an adoption. Once you get past the fear factor, the
three most common ones are I’m not rich, I’m not married, and I don’t own my
You don’t have to be rich to adopt, nor do you have to have
copious amounts of money in savings. All that is required is that you meet
poverty guidelines and you basically make more money than you spend, meaning that
you have discretionary income that can be re-allocated towards the cost of
living for a child. The average income of adoptive parents is $75,000-150,000. This
is where planning and budgeting is key. At Beacon House we have an Adoption Finance Coach to assist families in working towards their financial goals.
Beacon House Adoption is a single friendly adoption agency.
We match children with adoptive parents based on the wishes and desires of the birthparents.
This includes both single women and married couples. The main criteria for an adoptive family, is
that they are able and willing to provide a loving, nurturing environment for a
In order to adopt, you are not required to own your own
home. You may reside in an apartment, condominium, or rental home. Adoptive parents must be able to provide a stable, safe environment
for their child and pass an Adoption Homestudy.
At Beacon House our Adoption Educator and Information
Specialist are available to answer any questions you might have regarding adoption
We are here to help! Call 1-888-987-6300.
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