Adopt a Teenager from Foster Care

Have you ever considered it? It changes/saves lives. Children age out of foster care in our country and have no one. No one. Life is difficult enough without someone to call family. A child who ages out of foster care might get himself arrested to have somewhere to sleep […]

HHS’ Administration for Children and Families (ACF), AdoptUSKids, and the Ad Council today launched a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) that encourage prospective parents to consider adopting teens from foster care. The new PSAs, created pro bono by advertising agency Barbarian, highlight the importance of adopting teens from foster care and emphasize that the rewards for doing so go both ways.

“As a case carrying social worker in Alabama, many of the young people I worked with were older teens in the foster care system,” says Jerry Milner, the Associate Commissioner of the Children’s Bureau at HHS’ Administration for Children and Families. “Many of these young people are…

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