AdoptUSKids News and Announcements


Posted 9/10/2013

Join Us for an Upcoming Webinar

On Oct. 2, we're hosting a free Partnering for Permanence webinar on Creative Strategies for Raising Awareness About Adoption From Foster Care.

Posted 8/12/2013

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RFP for AEA Localization Grants Now Available

The Adoption Exchange Association (AEA) is accepting proposals from State and Regional Adoption Exchanges to futher the localization efforts of the National Adoption Recruitment Campaign and Response Initiative.

Posted 7/25/2013

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Semper Fi: Lori and Steven Brown

With Steve on active duty in the military, the Browns faced additional hurdles in their path to adopting from foster care, but they persevered – and recently added 3-year-old Destiny to their family.

Posted 7/17/2013

AdoptUSKids Toll-Free Support Hours

AdoptUSKids is expanding the hours of our toll-free information and referral line for families and professionals. Beginning now through the end of September 2013, you can call us at 888-200-4005 from 8:00am EDT to 8:00pm EDT (5:00am PDT-5:00pm PDT). Our adoption and foster care specialists are standing by to help you!

Posted 6/28/2013

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Nominations Are Now Open for the 2013 Adoption Excellence Awards

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Adoption Excellence Awards recognize outstanding accomplishments in achieving permanency for America's children waiting in foster care. An annual program that grew out of the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997, these awards honor States, local agencies, private organizations, courts, businesses, individuals, and families making key contributions to increasing the number of children from foster care who are adopted or placed in other permanent homes.

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