➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Questions About Failed Adoptions and Rehoming
About Parenting – July 29, 2016
Rehoming is the term currently being used to describe a privately arranged second placement for an adopted child when the first adoptive placement fails. Such a failure is called a “disruption.” Usually, it is the initial adoptive family that arranges the “rehoming” of a child to another adoptive family.