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Featured Child

Larry, 15, is an athletic and sensitive young man who loves to play basketball and listen to music. He has a playful demeanor that comes out when he is in the company of people he trusts.


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Featured Siblings

La Mont’e, 13, and Nicholas, 12, are respectful brothers with tremendous potential to succeed. Both boys get along well with others and enjoy sports and video games.


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Family Story

Reginald Wilson and Wesley McCammon's adoption journey included relocating to a place where they could marry and adopt.


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  News and Announcements

Posted 4/9/2015

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Social media and your foster or adopted teens: 4 risks and what you can do

Teens who are in or adopted from foster care may be particularly vulnerable to risks associated with social media because of environmental factors often present in their lives. Understanding the risks and identifying possible solutions will help you help your teen use social media safely.

Posted 4/8/2015

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Each year the Children's Bureau observes National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about child abuse and neglect. The 2015 prevention month website features resources, publications, and videos aimed at protecting children and strengthening families.

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.

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