What do we need to start the adoption process?

Getting started with the adoption process
Have you decided to adopt and now you are wondering “how do you start the adoption process”? The first step toward working with Lifetime is to fill out a secure application on our site by clicking here, or request one be emailed to you. Please be sure to submit a current photo of your family with the application. Your application will not be processed until a photo is received. You may submit your photo via our online application, regular mail, or scan it and email it to us. Please be sure to add your name to the photo or email.

If you are new to adoption, or new to open adoption, we highly recommend you read the book Called to Adoption. It was written by Lifetime’s CEO and Founder, Mardie Caldwell, and is an excellent book to help anyone interested in adoption.

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