in my marriage and family class i talked about adoption. I thought it was very hard for me because when that word comes up flags and barriers comes up. I know as a fosterclub all star doing the getting solid material/presentation it is like adding... Read more
By Ray Hershe, abc40tv • April 13, 2009, SPRINGFIELD, Mass -- The economy makes it tough on everyone. Among those hard hit are social service agencies. And when you rely on those agencies, it makes it even tougher. For example, the challenges faced... Read more
Although foster care is an important safety net for some children, it was intended to be a temporary arrangement. Children have a better opportunity for growing and developing when they are living with a safe family on a permanent basis. Reunifying... Read more
Passed unanimously by both Houses of Congress in September, 2008, the bipartisan Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act represents the most significant reform of the nation's child welfare system in more than a decade... Read more
Kids Are Waiting Statement in Support of the Senate Finance Committee's Approval of Chairman's Mark to the Improved Adoption Incentives and Relative Guardianship Support Act September 10, 2008 Today the Senate Finance Committee took an important... Read more
Circumstances leading up to adoption are often puzzling and hard to understand for the child involved. Many kids wonder about their biological family and why their parents didn’t keep them. If you’ve been adopted it is important that you talk to... Read more
Could I Be Another Mother's Daughter?
Agencies across the country want to get more teens adopted. When it was my choice, I wasn't sure. By Natalie K.
"Wow, can they really be taking me to lunch and giving me... Read more