A child may qualify for adoption assistance when the following has been determined:
and meets one of the following:
Assistance paperwork must be completed prior to the date of adoption. Assistance could include monthly support for the child's daily needs, medical coverage, legal fees and other assistance. Adoption assistance may be available for guardians who are currently receiving a guardianship subsidy and decide to adopt that child.
Post-adoption and Post-guardianship support services in Nebraska are offered through Families Forever, Nebraska Children's Home Society. They provide help and support to families who have adopted a child (internationally, domestically, foster care or step-parent adoption) or entered into a guardianship. Below are the services offered:
To learn more about Families Forever please call (844) 463-0009, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or visit FamiliesForever@nchs.org
1313 Farnam Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68102
5220 South 16th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68512
4011 7th Avenue, Suite A
Kearney, Nebraska 68845
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