Lifeline has had an adoption program in Poland since 2012 and maintains a positive relationship with the Catholic Adoption Center, working with orphanages all over the country. Poland allows families the opportunity to pursue the adoption of children with minor to significant medical and developmental special needs. Overall, the Polish authorities are in favor of U.S. citizens with close Polish ties adopting Polish children. The central authority highly values adopted children maintaining connection to their birth culture.
Since working in Poland, Lifeline has advocated mainly for children in sibling groups with a wide range of ages.
To be eligible to adopt from Poland, prospective adoptive parents must have strong Polish ties and are accepted on a case-by-case basis. Lifeline advocates and recruits families open to sibling groups and varying ages. We have seen many sibling groups come home since 2012. We work hard to prepare families for sibling groups so that these children will have a forever family.
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One of the ways you can get involved in Poland is to begin praying for the needs that are present there. Check back occasionally to see an updated list of