Christian adoption agency in NY receives temporary protection from court

Christian adoption agency in NY receives temporary protection from court

A district court this week issued a temporary injunction protecting a faith-based adoption provider from being shut down by the state of New York for its policy of only placing children with a married mother and father. U.S. District Court Judge Mae D’Agostino granted the injunction Monday, saying the state had shown evidence of hostility […]

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New York nurse adopts special need boy she cared for since birth

New York nurse adopts special needs boy she has cared for since birth

Kelli Dabek, a nurse, lives in Ballston Spa with her two college-aged daughters, Alexa and Hayley. She decided to extend the family to four members by adopting Jashia. Kelli brought him home 2-years ago after he was thrust into the foster care system after his biological mother unexpectedly passed away. Kelli and the family have […]

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The Adoption Exchange Is Now Raise The Future

The Adoption Exchange Is Now Raise The Future

The Adoption Exchange started in 1983 as a way for case workers to work together across counties and jurisdictions, to share information on children in foster care, to create the best possible outcomes for them. “Sometimes children in foster care don’t necessarily want to think about adoption in the same way that we do. They […]

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Indiana named top state in US for increasing adoptions from foster care, Gov. Holcomb says

What is the top state in US for increasing adoptions from foster care?

INDIANAPOLIS — State and federal officials say Indiana is the top state in the nation for increasing the number of children adopted from foster care. Gov. Eric Holcomb says that in fiscal year 2019, nearly 2,500 Hoosier children were adopted through the Indiana Department of Child Services. Assistant Secretary Lynn Johnson of the U.S. Administration […]

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‘Pro-life beyond birth’: St. Louis family mobilizes foster care, adoption

Creath Family Advocates for Foster care, Adoption

‘Pro-life beyond birth’ Matthew and Leslie Creath know firsthand that following Christ may lead to foster care and adoption. “Before Leslie and I married ten years ago, we talked about adoption and foster care,” Matthew said. “We always thought that was something we’d be interested in.” They lived in Springfield and were licensed foster parents […]

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Adoption Transforms The Lives It Touches

Adoption Transforms The Lives It Touches

As children age in the foster care system, their chances of being adopted drop significantly. 87-percent of adoptions that happen in Colorado involve children under the age of 10-years. Children between the ages of eleven and fifteen make up only 10-percent of adoptions. Older teens, between 16 and 20 years old, make up just 2-percent […]

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Bethenny Frankel Says She Will Adopt 9-Year-Old Foster Child Who Pleaded to Have a Family

Bethenny Frankel Will Adopt 9-Year-Old Foster Child Who Pleaded to Have a Family

[Celebrity] Bethenny Frankel has made the wishes of a nine-year-old foster child come true as she choose to adopt the boy whose only plea is to have a family. Reality TV icon, Bethenny Frankel has decided to show her love for kids with lifelong dreams. She made this clear yesterday when she decided to adopt […]

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Children’s Adoption Profiles Now on Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Website

COLUMBUS – Ohio’s foster care and adoption website now includes profiles of children in foster care who are waiting to be adopted, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) announced. The profiles include children’s first names and ages, as well as hobbies, strengths and activities that reflect their personality and interests. “Ohio has […]

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