Can same sex couples adopt in California?

Yes, same sex couples may adopt in California. In fact, California has a long history of non-discrimination in adoption. The IAC has been making placements with LGBT families for more than 30 years.

For more information about our adoption programs for LGBT families, please see:

Generally speaking, California law is among the best in the nation for equality for all families. You can learn much more about this at MAP's website: