Generous Gift from Elly’s Angels Assists with Placement of Baby Samuel

The holiday season and New Year is a time of reflection, and it is also a time to pay it forward. Adoption STAR is proud of the support we have provided other non-profits and for the work we do in the community. We are also very proud to have developed scholarship opportunities. For many years the Adoption STAR board of directors discussed creating scholarship opportunities for people interested in adoption as well as individuals personally … Read More


Family Support Summit

This FREE event is happening in Buffalo on Tuesday, August 12th and might be incredibly helpful for parents of school-aged children with special needs. Click on the link below to see some basic information on the event itself, or to download a copy of the flyer being used to promote the event: Save the Date: SEPAC Family Support Summit 8-12-14 The “R” in Adoption STAR stands for “Resources,” and we’re always looking to share information … Read More

Who Are The Children Available For Adoption?

Domestic Adoption Adoption STAR may take custody of an infant and place immediately with in the adoptive family or we may collaborate with other agencies or attorneys to help identify a home for one of their infants or young children. By registering with Adoption STAR, you not only have the ability to be considered for an infant referral through the agency’s domestic adoption program but through referrals from other child-placing agencies that collaborate with Adoption … Read More

Our Shining STAR ’14 Recap

Our Associate Director Michael Hill recaps our Annual Shining STAR Gala Event for 2014. If you would like to donate to special needs adoption, please click here. Shining Star is an annual fundraiser in support of our special needs adoption program, and it happened on Wednesday, January 29th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at Statler City in downtown Buffalo. Hundreds of Adoption STAR families, supporters, staff, and board members attended in an effort to make the … Read More

Voices from Ohio: Theresa Chumley on Special Needs Adoption

TONIGHT, Adoption STAR is hosting its Annual Shining STAR Gala Event. You may also get your invitation here: Shining STAR Gala Event Invitation and you are welcomed to pay at the door. We hope you will join us to celebrate Special Needs Adoption. In theme with tonight’s festivities today’s blog post is on parenting children with special needs. We interviewed adoptive mom Theresa Chumley about her son Adam who arrived into their family from Beiging. … Read More