Overview of Adoption Services

  • Provide case management services and seek adoptive homes for children under the guardianship of the Minnesota Commissioner of Human Services.
  • Provide resources and information for families seeking to adopt.
  • Sponsor a support group for individuals and families interested in adopting, in the process of adopting, or who have already adopted.
  • Provide a confidential venue for information sharing between biological relatives and adoptive families who have committed to court ordered contract agreements.
  • Complete background studies for stepparent adoptions taking place within Sherburne County-fees apply.
  • Complete post adoption searches referred from the Department of Human Services for adults who were adopted through Sherburne County Health and Human Services.