Adoption

Forever families are needed for children for whom family reunification is no longer an option

Become A Care Provider

Adoption Services

Wolverine Human Services will match eligible children to families who match each individual child’s needs. Our goal is to ensure that all children achieve permanency in a stable and nurturing family environment.

Provider Qualifications

blue-checkmark Must be 18 years or older
blue-checkmark Marital status (can be single or married)
blue-checkmark Can be related to child, a foster parent or recruited family
blue-checkmark Must be financially stable
blue-checkmark Evidence of good physical and mental health
blue-checkmark Able to show proof of income and expenditures
blue-checkmark Have an approved living situation (apartment, house, flat, mobile home, etc.)
blue-checkmark Able to pass criminal and protective services’ clearances

Additional Resources & Links

blue-checkmark Adoption Program Statement
blue-checkmark MARE
blue-checkmark WHS Success Stories

Benefits of Becoming An Adoptive Family

blue-checkmark Able to choose sex, race, and characteristics of children
blue-checkmark Do not have to be licensed foster parents
blue-checkmark Receive subsidy payments, if appropriate
blue-checkmark The child’s background and behavioral patterns will be addressed through a child evaluation
blue-checkmark Post adoption services are available
blue-checkmark Will be connected to other child adoptive programs

Process of Becoming An Adoptive Family

blue-checkmark Attend adoption orientation
blue-checkmark Complete Adoption Orientation and Pride training
blue-checkmark Criminal and protective services’ clearances processed
blue-checkmark Complete an adoption application
blue-checkmark Participate in home and family assessment
blue-checkmark Matches made with available children