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To celebrate, all books are 1/2 off through November!

MN ADOPT Book Sale>>>

(shipping included in price)
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Minnesota Waiting Kids

There are hundreds of children in
Minnesota who need adoptive families
immediately. You can help.

Meet the Kids>>>

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Meet 15 year old, Aleesha -
this month's Star Tribune Waiting Child

Go to Star Tribune article>>>

Request more info here>>>

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Adoption Training

MN ADOPT offers webinar recordings,
materials on CD-ROM, DVD, books and
training events for pre and post adoption

Learn More>>>

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Thursday’s Child has been upgraded to offer the best in recruitment for Minnesota’s Waiting Children!
The feature is now called Kid Connection and our host will be Kelli Hanson of KSTP TV’s Twin Cities Live.
The expanded feature will be airing every Thursday at 3 p.m. on Channel 5. It will be repeated the next day on
Channel 45 at 9 a.m. Each child’s film can also be viewed on the Twin Cities Live website.

Watch most recent episode


MN ADOPT serves adoptive, kinship, and foster families by providing information, resources, education, public awareness, and support in an effort to find stable and permanent homes for Minnesota Waiting Children.

MN ADOPT - Training and Materials
MN ADOPT - HELP Helpline for Adoptive Parents
MN ADOPT - Meet the Kids Database
MN ADOPT - Public Awareness
MN ADOPT - Zero Kids Waiting Newsletter
MN ADOPT - Donate - If You Can't Open Your Home, Please Give


MN ADOPT promotes and supports successful adoptions for Minnesota children and families.


Our name has changed and our mission has broadened.   Today, MN ADOPT is the only non-placing agency in the state of Minnesota that provides programs and services to fully support adoptive, kinship and foster families and their children.

>> Take a Closer Look

Our History

MN ADOPT (formerly know as Minnesota Adoption Resource Network or MARN) was founded in 1980 by  a group of adoptive and foster parents.   Their mission was focused on advocating for the rights of every child to ensure they find a permanent and nurturing family.

Contact Us

MN ADOPT welcomes inquiries about how to begin and prepare for the adoption process, adoption assistance, expenses and how agencies and counties facilitate adoption of Minnesota Waiting Children. Contact us at 1.866.303.6276 or email us.

>> Contact Information