Adoption of children in foster care
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Published by The Commission in [Hartford, Conn .
Written in English



  • Connecticut.


  • Adoption -- Connecticut.,
  • Foster children -- Connecticut.,
  • Foster home care -- Connecticut.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Title from cover.

Other titlesCreating permanent homes
Statementthe Connecticut Commission on Children and the Connecticut Law Revision Commission.
ContributionsConnecticut Commission on Children., Connecticut Law Revision Commission.
LC ClassificationsHV875.56.C8 A36 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6833395M
LC Control Number00327792

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