Adoption Support

Adoption SupportOne of our basic beliefs at LWB is that every child deserves a family to call his or her very own. LWB's adoption support volunteers are available to help with basic adoption questions. We have also helped many children find their forever families with the help of our adoption grants.

LWB offers adoption grants to children in our programs on China's waiting children program, as funding allows. It is our hope that an adoption grant will give a child that little boost needed to be chosen by a loving family. You can help by spreading the word about these and other children in China's waiting children program and by making a donation to our adoption grant fund to make future adoption grants possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does it mean when you say that you give grants to children but not to prospective parents?
We offer grants to children who are in need of a little extra help being chosen by a family. The grant is attached to a specific child, rather than to a particular agency or specific parents. The grant will cover a portion of the expenses associated with that child's adoption. Generally grants are paid to the adoption agency at the time the family receives travel approval.

Can I apply for an adoption grant for a child I have chosen from China's waiting children program?
While other grant programs are available for adoptive parents needing funds for the adoption process, LWB adoption grants cannot be used for pre-identified children. A child is eligible for an adoption grant only if he or she is at risk of not being chosen by a family and is identified by LWB.

How can I help these waiting children other than through adoption?
We are very appreciative of our supporters helping spread the word of children with adoption grants to help find their families. Additionally contributions made to our adoption grant fund allow us to be able to offer increased grants or grants for other children waiting for adoption. Donations made for a specific child's grant will be used for another grant in the event that the child is not adopted or the grant is not used. Donate

Email our adoption support volunteers