Adoption Services

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Currently we have children who have been identified as being available for international adoption.

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When deciding if adoption is right for your family, we understand there are a lot of questions.  Schedule a time to talk to one of our adoption professionals.


Free Online Adoption Application

Start your adoption journey today!  Dillon's application one is completely FREE.

Adoption Programs





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Homestudy Services

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Waiting Children

Frequently asked questions

Who are the children who need families?

Typical profile of child varies depending on the country you are adopting from, on average, most children are boys and girls between 3-15 years old at the time they arrive home. Currently, 60 percent of children placed through Dillon had some special needs, which can be a wide range of needs. To meet the children who are currently in our waiting child program, please click here. There are many older children who urgently need families, as well as children with more involved special needs.

How long does the adoption process take?

Although the time it takes to adopt varies by country program and child, on average, the process from application to traveling home takes 2-3 years. However, depending on the child such as a child in the waiting child program, there are instances where the process may be 1-2 years.

Why choose Dillon International, as your adoption agency?

We like to call it the Dillon Difference. We promise to:

  • Help you find answers so that you are confident you’re making the right decision.
  • Be transparent so you can trust us.
  • Be available to help in a timely manner.
  • Keep you informed about the process.
  • Assist you through the difficult waiting times.
Continue to help you long after the adoption is complete. Lifetime Commitment: Every family has unique needs. So does every child we serve. At Dillon, we are committed to a lifetime of services, from pre-adoption education to helping you through the transition period of welcoming a new child into your home. After the adoption, we are committed to helping you with counseling, heritage camps for teens, birthland tours and birth-family searches. A Solid Foundation: Our agency has been helping find families for vulnerable children since 1972. In that time, more than 6,000 children have come home to loving families. Experienced Staff: Our social workers and counselors are experienced with all the paperwork associated with adoption. More than that, they’re intimately aware of the emotional issues associated with adoption. Many of our staff members have adopted children or are adult adoptees themselves. With Dillon, you can feel confident knowing that you are not alone in this journey. Dillon’s caring staff will be with you every step of the way.

How much does the adoption process cost?

Dillon provides a detailed lists of fees so that each family is prepared and informed of what to expect throughout the process. We have a list of resources available to each family on how to find financial aid and grants. Fees vary by country program, on average the fees are between $25,000-$45,000, including travel to document prep, goverment fees, and other fees associated with the process.

Is Dillon International a Hague-accredited agency?

Yes, we are a nonprofit Hague-accredited adoption agency. Which means that Dillon is approved to work with any Hague approved countries, as well as do Hague required home studies.

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