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What's New

10/9/19 "Adopt! We all need a place called home."  Antonia Hernández and Yolanda Reyna are the proud mamas of two beautiful young children. Their son Sebastian Antonio came to their home “on Cinco de mayo” (May 5, 2017) as a 5-...
10/2/19 "They've taught us to be better people."  When medical issues blocked the usual pathway to parenthood, Jennifer O'Connor and Stephen Koehler quickly realized, “How we became parents wasn't important. Sharing our lives and...
9/25/19 "Adoption is one of the most precious gifts you could give a child." In their small rural community, the Kickbusches’ home is known as a safe, welcoming place for children. Mom Tammy observes, “We have had lots of kids...
9/18/19 "Family is defined by the people we choose to bring into our lives."   Through birth, foster care, and adoption, Katie and Kristopher Marks have created a delightful blended family of seven. Their busy household is often...
9/17/19 Recently, the child welfare system had a huge and necessary win. On February 9, 2018, The Family First Prevention Services Act was signed into law, as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. This act reforms the child...
9/11/19 “The downward trend in the federal share of spending on children means that spending on children’s programs is not growing at the same rate as other federal programs. Rather than invest substantial resources in...
9/4/19 The Scholes Family, Virginia "Together by choice, not by chance." Meet Cary and Robert Scholes, and their two children: birth daughter Cheyenne, age 21, and an adopted son, age 13. All four Scholes agree that, for them,...
9/4/19 Hi my name is Maximilian Mihaylov, but most people just call me Max. I was born in Winter Park Florida, a bit ironic considering the weather is always warm there. I was raised in the town of Ann Arbor Michigan, and began...
9/4/19 Meet one of VFA's New Policy Interns  Hello, my name is Reagan Henry and I am one of the new Policy Interns at Voice For Adoption. I grew up in Rochester, Michigan and I am now entering my senior year at Michigan State...
Download full version Voice for Adoption (VFA) advocates on behalf of the over 123,000 children in foster care who are waiting for adoption, and the families who adopt them. Today, we speak out against the public policies and...

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