Helping Your Adopted Children Maintain Important Relationships With Family
Factsheet for Families
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Published: September 2019
Helps adoptive parents support children, youth, and birth families in strengthening their relationships. Children and youth who have been adopted and maintain relationships with their birth families, caregivers, and other important people in their lives benefit in significant ways. Adoptive parents can play an instrumental role in helping their children maintain contact with their birth families or other important caregivers.
open adoption; post adoption contact