Adoption stories

Families, foster care alumni, and caseworkers describe the rewards, challenges, and lessons they have learned. Do you have a story to share? Please tell us about it.

“Sometimes Plan B is better than Plan A”

February 01, 2018

Parents who hadn't considered adoption step up when their son's friend needs a family.

Outstanding Caseworker: Tamiko Jones-Moody

January 19, 2018

A South Carolina caseworker reflects on the rewards and successes of a 15-year career.

"Being loved has taught me how to love"

January 08, 2018

A young woman who was adopted as a teen talks about how having a family changed her life.

Becoming a transracial family

December 13, 2017

A mother talks about keeping children connected to their culture.

A couple’s patience pays off

November 30, 2017

The Boldings searched for a child for two years. Then a caseworker found them.

Outstanding Caseworker: Sheree Singleton

November 13, 2017

A Pennsylvania caseworker talks about preparing teenage girls to age out of foster care.

"I've come a long way in my life"

October 11, 2017

A father talks about how his own experience in foster care make him a better parent.

Enriching a family's life through adoption

September 27, 2017

A mother talks about how adopting older children was a good fit for the entire family.

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