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Featured Child

Briazjnaee, 15, is a friendly and engaging teen. She enjoys being outdoors, going out to eat, and cooking all varieties of food! Bri's other interests include drawing and journaling.


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Featured Siblings

Octavion, 14, loves to write song lyrics. Victor, 12, is proud to be reading above grade level. These active brothers are looking for a family to embrace them both.


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Foster Alumni Story

A 15-year-old girl describes the journey to finding her forever home and shares a message of hope with others.


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  News and Announcements

Posted 3/5/2015

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Nominate an "Angel in Adoption" before April 27

Do you know someone who is dedicated to improving the life of a child through adoption or foster care? Nominations are now being accepted for the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute's (CCAI) Angels in Adoption program. Past honorees include foster and adoptive parents, social workers, adoption advocates, and foster care organizations.

Posted 2/24/2015

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Adopting through foster care: a less expensive alternative

This US News & World Report article, which features an interview with AdoptUSKids National Projector Director Kathy Ledesma, describes the benefits of adopting from foster care, including eligibility to receive subsidies and college tuition waivers.

Posted 1/27/2015

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Foster youth eligible for extended health care coverage

An Affordable Care Act clause that went into effect in January makes young adults who experienced foster care eligible for Medicaid until their 26th birthday. But many are not aware of the benefit.

Posted 1/12/2015

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From foster care to freshman year

This NPR "All Things Considered" report tells the story of one young woman who is pursuing her college dreams, supported by a Michigan state program that offers former foster youth a free ride.

Posted 12/30/2014

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New: Resources for parents with disabilities

Read one adoptive mother's advice to other parents and find a list of online resources and organizations that provide support and information to parents with disabilities.

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