Give a child their forever home.
Governor McDonnell's Campaign for 1,000 is an effort to match 1,000 adoptive families for 1,000 children in Virginia's foster care system who are ready for adoption.
- Learn about these children by viewing their photo listings.
Talk to your local Department of Social Services - Find their contact information by clicking here.
- Benefits available to families and children after adoption include:
|◊Monthly payments to help meet the child's basic needs
||◊Health insurance until the child turns 21
||◊Federal Tax credit for families who adopt a child in foster care
|◊Up to $2,000 in payments for expenses directly related to the adoption
||◊Negotiated payments for services to help meet the child's special needs that cannot be covered through other resources.
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