AdoptUSKids News and Announcements

Announcements

Posted 6/18/2013

Thumbnail of item

Maxine's Story: Featured Foster Alumna

Maxine Archibald was born into an abusive household and spent her early childhood severely ill. She credits a child welfare worker for removing her from her birth father when she was 9 and placing her with loving foster parents. For 13 years her forever family raised her. Looking back on her life, she believes her marriage, her children, grandchildren, and her business career, would have not been possible if not for her foster parents.

Posted 5/24/2013

Thumbnail of item

Lucien Family Adoption Success Story

For Traci Lucien, 51, of Laurel, Maryland, the bond formed with her daughter before they ever met. Lucien first laid eyes on her daughter, Talynn, 9, through AdoptUSKids’ national photolisting of children in foster care available for adoption. At the time, Talynn was living in a foster home in another state. They talked on the phone, exchanged letters, but Lucien knew she had to meet this child.

Posted 5/6/2013

Thumbnail of item

Tina Cawley Named AdoptUSKids’ May Caseworker of the Month

Tina Cawley, an adoption social worker for the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families in Hyannis, is our May Caseworker of the Month. Cawley was nominated for the award by her supervisor because of her dedication to providing trauma-informed care to the children and families she serves.

Posted 5/1/2013

Thumbnail of item

Celebrating National Foster Care Month

During May, the child welfare community pauses to recognize foster parents and thank them for their service to vulnerable children, youth, and families. Agencies across the country hold banquets, programs, and other creative events to honor foster parents.

Posted 4/10/2013

Thumbnail of item

Wendy LaBate Named AdoptUSKids’ April Caseworker of the Month

Wendy LaBate, a family case manager for the Indiana Department of Child Services, is our April Caseworker of the Month. LaBate was nominated for the award because of the post-placement support she provided to help an adoptive placement flourish.

Showing 16 to 20 of 80
Chat Unavailable

Get Social

Find out about our array of free services for families and child welfare professionals.
Sign up for our Newsletter
Join the conversation in AdoptUSKids online communities to connect and share with families and child welfare professionals.
Read our news and announcements to learn what is new in the field of adoption and foster care.
TOP