In the United States, and around the world, children with special needs are waiting for permanent families and homes. Like all children, they need the nurturing, support and advocacy that a family can provide to help them realize their hopes and dreams.


The International Adoption Center (IAC) at Cincinnati Children's offers comprehensive services to assist families before, during, and after their adoption.

Foster Care

The CHECK Foster Care Center at Cincinnati Children's provides assistance with the medical needs of your child during a time of transition.

Foster Care Agencies (Southwest Ohio)