Fidelis Care
Wayne Resource Guide Adoption Services/Social Services


Adoption Services - are defined as assisting a child to secure an adoptive home (through counseling with biological parents concerning the surrender of a child for adoption); assisting a parent unwilling or unable to care for a child to surrender such child for adoption or instituting legal procedures to separate a child from his/her parent or parents under appropriate circumstances and arranging for and providing legal services to accomplish this purpose; the recruitment, study and evaluation of interested prospective adoptive parents; training for prospective and approved adoptive parents, evaluation of placement need, preplacement planning, selection and placement of available children; counseling for families after placement; supervision of child and family for up to twelve months following legal adoption including the counseling of the child and adoptive parents during the period.



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