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What's New

  12/04/2019 You will love and be loved for the rest of your life.  Proud parents Mom and Dad describe their family as “loving, accepting, and fun.” Those qualities led them to undertake foster/adoptive parenting, and likely...
12/4/19 Congregate care in the United States has dramatically evolved from the 1800s to now. Now that the  Family First Prevention Services Act has passed and the Family First Transition and Support Act is in place, we are taking...
11/27/19 Having a family is one of the best things that ever happened for me. Due to their family’s myriad experiences, adoption was a logical choice for Anthony and Vontrice Roberts. Anthony's grandparents had fostered over 100...
11/20/19 Helping to mold a child’s life for good is definitely worth it. Throughout their careers as pastors, Jack and Nancy Blansit had firsthand experience with struggling families and neglected children. In addition to raising...
11/6/19 We knew that she belonged with us. Like many families who adopt from foster care, Odin and Tai chose to create their family by adopting and having birth  children. In a less usual twist, they adopted first, as a childless...
10/30/19 I knew I was loved when I finally felt safe. When Steven and Karlie Sears applied to become foster parents, they indicated their openness to children of various ages, ethnicities, and abilities.  Karlie writes, “We are...
11/20/19 AFCARS Shows Decline of Children in Foster Care On Thursday, October 24, HHS released the 26th AFCARS Report indicating 3,788 fewer children in foster care in FY 2018 at 437,283, than in FY 2017 at 441,071.  The AFCARS...
10/23/19 "Teens are amazing!" After having spent two years in foster care, personable Martez (“Tez”) entered his teen years with the reassurance that he had found his permanent family. The 13-year-old came to live with Pete and...
10/16/19 "Immensely more beautiful!" Charonne and Kevin Ganiere always wanted to adopt, and they were both aware of the need for families for children in state custody. They decided to add to their family when their two young...
10/14/19 Adoption is already an expensive process and having some support from the government beyond the bare minimum goes a long way. The adoption tax credit has helped remove some of the costly expenses that come with adoption...

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