The home study process can be conducted by Mother’s Choice, Adoption Unit of Social Welfare Department
, International Social Service (Hong Kong Branch) or Po Leung Kuk. After being approved as a suitable adoptive family, you will have the opportunity to be put on the matching panel. The matching is conducted by the Social Welfare Department. Once the child is matched to the family, there will be a minimum of 6-month placement period that is supervised by the Social Welfare Department. The Court will examine each application to ensure that the adoption is in the best interests of the child before an Adoption Order is granted after the placement.