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1/29/2020  The Norris-Bell Family, California “From the moment she was brought to us by the social worker, we’ve loved her unconditionally.” Marcus Bell and Clare Norris-Bell are the proud parents of daughter Melonie, a 4-year-...
Adoption Exchange Association
The Adoption Exchange Association (AEA) was founded in 1982, they are a founding member of Voice for Adoption which was established in 1996. AEA is the only national association focused exclusively on supporting the educational...
Meet Matthew Jacobs! Matthew is a junior studying Political Science and Social Work at Michigan State University. He is a facilitator in the Intergroup Dialogues program at MSU and has been involved with them for the last four...
Graphic on child adoption
Family First Transition and Services Act   In May of 2019, the Family First Transition and Services Act was introduced to Congress. The Bill, S. 1376, was proposed to amend parts B and E of Title IV of the Social Security Act to...
resist discrimination
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...

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