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We are seeking to identify post-adoption support programs that may meet the criteria to be included in the list of services that states can offer under the Family First Act. Under the Family First Act, a state (if they choose the...
Hello, my name is Erin Elms and I am one of the new Policy Interns at Voice For Adoption. I am in my first weeks of working for this incredible non-profit and thoroughly look forward to the experiences and knowledge that I will...
Voice for Adoption, Colorado, Lopez Family
"Adoption as God's love on display." Ashlette and Eric have experienced parenthood in several formats - by giving birth, fostering, adopting, and providing “kinship care” to a relative’s child.   Motivated by her own experiences...
VFA Appropriations Testimony
Schylar Baber, Executive Director, director@voice-for-adoption.org, Voice for Adoption, FY 2019 Written Testimony for the Record—Subcommittee Labor-HHS-Education Voice for Adoption (VFA) offers the following testimony requesting...
When Amber and Troy were ready to start a family, fertility challenges blocked their way. Not the kind of folks who are easily deterred, they decided instead to become foster parents, “because we wanted to help children who...
A Farewell to VFA By Rachel Hervey Published 04/16/18 After fourteen weeks of interning with Voice for Adoption, my entire perspective regarding foster care, adoption, and child welfare has changed. I had no understanding of the...
Voice for Adoption has written a letter to share our strong opposition to the Administration for Children and Families’ (ACF) recent decision to delay for two fiscal years the implementation of the 2016 final rule to update the...
While raising their three young children, Patricia and Judson (“JJ”) Woodward decided to explore their long-held desire to adopt. The couple believed JJ’s experience as a teacher and Patricia’s presence as a full time mother...
Vicie Motz’s skills with medically fragile children, and her generosity of spirit, led her to welcome six sons and daughters into her family. Vicie defines adoption as “a house full of happy, special kids.” “Adoption means a full...
On Friday, January 26, 2018 the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) in the Department of Health and Services issued a proposed rule that seeks to instill power and new enforcement authority in the OCR to enforce and initiate compliance...

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