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A variety reasons motivate people and families to adopt a child or children out of orphanages and foster care and raise them as their own children. Among those reasons are the medical inability to have children and a desire to bring the feeling of a family to another individual. Below are some terms to be familiar with when preparing your family for the adoption process.

  • Addiction – The state enslaved to a habit or practice. In many cases the statistics state that a large part of mothers who gave up their children were battling narcotics addictions.
  • Narcotic – Any of a class of substances that blunt the sense, such as alcohol, opium and cocaine. The rate of newborn addictions is startling. Newborn children are born addicted to narcotics because they pick up the drug in the womb from their mother.
  • Clinic – A place for the treatment of nonresident patients at low cost. Often young mothers get treatment and information provided to them about pregnancy as well as giving adoption consent at clinics.
  • Orphanage – An institution or organization for kids without parents.
  • Foster – To bring up or raise. Often foster care is a temporary guardian for kids who are looking for permanent homes and families. For the service they provide foster parents are provided with payments by the state’s child welfare program.
  • Welfare - A governmental agency service that provides funds and aid to people in need including state dependents such as children. Children leave the state welfare program for kids at the age of eighteen nationwide.
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    Tranquility Afh
    5010 Fir Dell Court Se, Salem, OR 97306
    Tranquil setting, clean, comfortable private and shared rooms. (depending on availability) Beautiful south Salem area. Reserve your room today! ". . . come join our family. "
    (503) 409-2712
    Sunny Valley Adult Foster Home
    410 Beecher Rd, Sunny Valley, OR 97497
    Adult foster home provides full service care and separate assisted living quarters. Our home sits on 40 acres of pristine forest. We accept OMMP and permit pets.
    (541) 479-2082
    Pleasant Autumn
    1257 Calvin St, Eugene, OR 97401
    (541) 345-2413
    Eldercare Resources Inc
    399 E 10th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401
    (541) 344-7712
    Reynolds Adult Foster Home
    690 Palomino Dr, Eugene, OR 97401
    (541) 343-5332
    Young & Restless A F H
    1515 Flintridge Ave, Eugene, OR 97401
    (541) 345-0672
    Country Manor Adult Foster Care
    987 Arcadia Dr, Eugene, OR 97401
    (541) 345-4663
    Mila Taca Home Care
    695 Sweet Gum Ln, Eugene, OR 97401
    (541) 683-6916
    Senior & Disabled Services
    1015 Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97401
    (541) 682-4038
    True Blessings
    3475 Merryvale Rd, Eugene, OR 97404
    (541) 505-9908
    Auntie Opal
    3233 Admiral St, Eugene, OR 97404
    (541) 688-6937
    Ruskin House
    695 Ruskin St, Eugene, OR 97402
    (541) 607-5853
    Crescent Moon Adult Foster Home
    4577 Avalon St, Eugene, OR 97402
    (541) 636-4753
    Johnson Foster Home
    955 E 43rd Ave, Eugene, OR 97405
    (541) 338-4104
    A Absolute Better Caring Free Senior Living Referr
    2781 Fillmore St, Eugene, OR 97405
    (541) 685-1533

    Foster care services are generally intended to be short-term housing solutions for children of all ages, who have been displaced from their home. When a minor is made a ward of the government, because they have been given up for adoption or taken away from abusive parents, the child may stay with a foster family on a temporary basis until a permanent housing placement is made. Reunification with the child's biological parents, legal adoption, and permanent transfer of guardianship are all considered permanent placements in the eyes of the government. Minors who have been referred to a foster care agency are usually monitored by a social worker from the human services department in their particular state. This system ensures the child is receiving the proper support, protection, and day-to-day care from an upstanding family until a permanent situation becomes available. Foster parents require state certification, and will usually receive a stipend from the state or from a charitable foundation for their services. While the minor remains in foster care, all legal decisions pertaining to his or her wellbeing is made by the state, via the child protection agency. A child may voluntarily or involuntarily go into foster care for a number of reasons. If the biological parents are undergoing addiction treatment in a rehabilitation program, are deceased, or simply unwilling to care for a minor child, the said minor may then be placed in the private home of a state certified caregiver. If the biological family can overcome their problems and prove that home life has changed for the better, the state may grant reunification.
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