The following topics are covered at Program Introduction Meetings:
ACI adoption programs and services
Application and home study process
Requirements to qualify as adoptive parents in Illinois
Our agency history, philosophy and approach to adoption
Question and answer period
ACI program staff is available to briefly address family-specific questions at breaks and after the presentation. The meetings are conducted in a candid and open atmosphere, and questions are encouraged. Following the Program Introduction Meeting, families are welcome to schedule an individual consultation with an ACI staff member free of charge.