Children Available: Children available for adoption in Haiti are aged 1 year or older at the time of referral, sibling groups, older children (6+), and children with special needs. Children reside in accredited orphanages called crèches. Some crèches offer preschool classes for children as young as age two.
Parent Requirements: Couples, ages 30-50, who have been married at least 5 years. For couples, only one parent must be 30 years old. Single women, age 35-50.
Travel Requirements: Two trips to Haiti. The first trip is 2 weeks, the second trip is 3-5 days.
24-plus months from dossier submission to match to a child
12-16 months from match until finalization
Haiti Program Highlights
Close proximity to the US and the potential for families to make multiple trips to Haiti while waiting for the adoption to be finalized.
Available children are 6 months and older at the time of referral and in good overall health.
Re-accredited by IBESR in 2016 and have had a long-standing program in the country.