Who do I contact regarding address changes for adoption assistance?

If you wish to report a change of address for adoption assistance, contact our regional adoption support staff. If you are not sure which DFPS region you live in, consult our list of counties in DFPS regions.



  • Adoption Assistance by State Adoption assistance information by State is provided by the Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance and the American Public Human Services Association.
  • IRS Pub 968 - Tax Benefits for Adoption
    Beginning in 2003, the maximum credit increases to $10,160. Also, the exclusion from income of benefits under your employer’s adoption assistance program increases to $10,160. You will be allowed these amounts for the adoption of a child with special needs regardless of whether you have qualifying expenses.
  • IRS-Topic 607 on 'Tax Benefits for Adoption'
  • Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number - Questions and Answers. The Q&A provides information to taxpayers who need a taxpayer identification number for a child who has been placed in their home pending final adoption.
  • Additional Income Tax Information from the National Foster Parent Association