8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (on-call during adoption-related travel)
No, we are not an adoption agency. But we support the adoption agencies who do international adoptions by providing adopting families specialized medical evaluations and follow-up care.
We see children from countries all over the world and we can provide evaluations based on known issues in a specific geography.
Evaluating the health status of a child in another country is challenging, but we’re here to help. The requirements and laws vary by country, but here’s what you should consider when it comes to adopting a child internationally:
Some of the most frequent medical care needs in international adoptions are listed below. Visit KidsHealth.org to read articles related to specific conditions, such as:
Our international adoption program is intended for newly adopted children from outside the United States. We don’t provide evaluations for domestic or established adoptions (adoptions that occurred months or years ago) through this program, at this time.
Our program serves adoptive children from newborn through 18 years of age.
Nemours Children's Health System offers comprehensive care and treatments for internationally adopted children, as well as support services and amenities designed to care for families who visit us for care. Our facilities are designed to make everyone as comfortable as possible. From travel to evaluation and beyond, we're here to help.
The international adoption care team can assist in helping you find: