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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...
    VFA is proud to announce that with hard work and advocating, there have been some historic advancements in the final federal budget for 2018. By working with Congress, federal policy makers, coalitions, and VFA members, we...
Amanda and Cliff Choiniere express great pride in the children who came to them five years ago through foster care adoption. They write: “Bella, age 13, is smart, sassy, compassionate, creative, and athletic. Ben, age 9, is...
This morning, Schylar Baber, Executive Director of Voice for Adoption participated in a press call conference regarding the the troubling trend of child welfare bills that target LGBTQ people, several of which are moving in state...
Carrie and Andy Shoop have created a joyous family by adopting two pairs of siblings. With two teens, a preadolescent, and a grade school aged child, the Shoop household is filled with merriment and laughter. Andy’s expertise as...

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