Armenia Adoption Overview

Armenia Program Sheet

Program Updates

International Coordinator: Lianna Mills 

Children Available: There are children of all ages available for adoption in Armenia.  Children ages 0-2 may have minor correctable needs as well as some with a diagnosis of Down syndrome or similar medical needs. Sibling groups of healthy children are seeking forever homes. Children ages 8 and older are in need of adoptive families. There are children of all ages in Armenia with special needs seeking a forever family.

Parent Requirements: Married couples and single women, at least 25 years old. Parents must be at least 18 years older than the child but no more than 50 years older.

Travel Requirements: Two trips to Armenia: first trip 7 days; second trip 3 to 5 weeks

Adoption Timeline:
a. 3 to 4 months from dossier submission to match to a waiting child.  Up to 36 months from dossier submission to match with a referral.
b. 1 month from match to first trip
c. 3 to 5 months from the first trip to the second trip

Armenia Program Highlights

-CAS has one of the oldest adoption programs in Armenia.
-Armenia offers a wonderful child-centered adoption program in which families are able to interact with their children between trips.
-A great program for families hoping to adopt older children or children with special needs.