Are you considering adopting an older child? Adopting an older child can be a wonderful way to expand and grow your family. It can also be a great way to provide familial support and build a relationship with a child or teen who is in need of a forever family. In 2015, over 425,000 children were in foster care, as reported by the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.
On Thursday, October 26th, President Trump declared the Opioid Epidemic a National Health Emergency. The thing is, this National Health Emergency is hitting us very close to home. It’s fueled a foster care crisis that needs immediate attention. According to the Buffalo News, “The number of children separated from their parents due to threat of imminent harm exceeded 2,000 last year, more than anytime this decade.” More than 2,000 children… Let that sink in for
We know that you’re busy and have a lot going on in your everyday lives, but we hope that you’ll find the time to visit us during our Open House on November 8th, 2017 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Truly, we would be THRILLED to see you there with your friends, family, and even colleagues. Since November is National Adoption Month, we’ve completely stacked our Open House schedule with tons of incredible activities that you’ll be
National Adoption Month is our FAVORITE time of year here at Adoption STAR. Each November, we set aside time to raise awareness about adoption and those in need of forever families, and to show support and appreciation for those touched by adoption. This year, we’ve created a number of different ways for our virtual family to get involved in National Adoption Month online! Participate in one or ALL of the options below. Share Your Story!
It’s that time of year again! New teachers, packing lunches, waiting for the bus and homework are all part of settling back into the school routine. It can be a stressful time for both parents and children, especially when trying to meet and get to know your child’s new teacher. You may be wondering how much to share with them about your family history and the best ways to discuss and encourage conversations about adoption