Non-profit 501(c)3
Licensed Adoption Agency


Whether you are just testing the water or already embarking on an international adoption journey, we are happy to see you at our site.  Sailing the stormy seas of international adoption may be difficult and risky, especially in today’s ever-changing political climate. We are always there for you every step of the way, from careful planning and preparation, throughout your journey, and upon return.  Our knowledge and expertise stem from helping hundreds of families find their children in Bulgaria, Ghana, Guatemala, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Uganda, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.  Our commitment to adoptive parents grows out of respect and admiration for those who open their hearts and homes to kids who need them the most.  Our dedication to orphaned and abandoned kids is based on love, faith, and hope that together we can make their dreams come true.


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WHO are we?

About A Child is a non-profit 501(c)3 public charity, licensed as an international adoption agency in the state of Iowa.

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WHAT do we do?

We assist families in USA and abroad with many aspects of international adoption from inception to post-placement.

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WHEN to adopt?

It is never too late to grow your family through adoption. Many countries have no upper age limit restrictions.

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WHERE to adopt from?

Choosing the right country program may be the most difficult decision once an international route is selected.

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WHY adopt overseas?

You may be an only hope for a forever family to an orphaned child in a far-away country.

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How to get involved?

There are a number of ways to help an orphan overseas even if you are not in a position to adopt right now.

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The Council on Accreditation (COA), a national accrediting entity designated by the US Department of State to provide Hague Accreditation and Approval, invites the public to provide comment on intercountry adoption service providers seeking Hague Accreditation, Approval or Renewal. You are invited to provide comments through COA’s website at: