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VFA Submits Comments on HHS-Proposed Rule Change to Non-Discrimination Policy VFA submitted comments to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources, Health and Human Services Grants Regulation, on the HHS...
12/12/19 The Justice family, Alabama We never give up, we talk openly, and we love unconditionally. When they first started providing foster care, Stacy and Keith Justice wanted to care for older children. They knew they would be...
12/19/19 The Olson Family, Iowa     We just enjoy the present. John and Erin Olson proudly introduce their daughter Kaylee Jo, a sweet 6-year-old who has a special affection for horses and unicorns. The Olsons adopted Kaylee this...
12/26/19 The Monte Family, Maryland     Adoption is definitely a rollercoaster but it’s worth it in the end. By adopting through foster care, Samuel and Galadriel Monte have created a loving, cohesive family. In a period of just...
1/2/20 The Mays Family, Missouri    My children are my LIFE! “I had no intention of adopting,” reports Stacy Mays, who is now the proud mother of six adopted children, ages 8 to 17. She offers a simple explanation for how she...
1/9/20 The Simmons-Ray Family, Pennsylvania    We love him with our entire hearts. Jaime Simmons and Mary Ray cite their family’s greatest strengths as resilience and a sense of humor. They write, “We can laugh at just about...
1/16/20 The Nichols Family, Nevada             It's hard, but so worth it. Christopher and Michelle Nichols were contemplating starting a family when Clark County contacted them about a newborn in need of a safe foster home....
  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...

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