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Kinship Care and Substance-Exposed Children
Roughly half a million children are in foster care in the United States, about twice the number of children in care just ten years ago (Administration for Children and Families, 1996; Tatara, 1991). The sharp increase in the number of children in foster care has been largely attributed to the... Connecticut Agrees To Give Federal Court Monitor Management Authority Over Child Welfare System
PRESS RELEASE Court Monitor to head Transition Task Force with new power to reform DCF; state admits failure to improve safety and care for Connecticut foster children. All parties in the class action lawsuit, Juan F. v. Rowland, agreed today to give the Court-Appointed Monitor, D. Ray Sirry,... My Story as a Birthmother
I was 15 when I had my first child. Adoption and abortion were out of the question. I was young, but I had a lot of adult decisions coming my way. Well, 9 months later I finally had my beautiful little boy. He was my entire world. I took to motherhood very easily, even though I was a child caring... National Adoption Organizations that Provide Support to Adopted Persons, Adoptive Parents, and Families
National Adoption Organizations that Provide Support to Adopted Persons, Adoptive Parents, and Families Contact Information for Related Organizations These results are current as of: September 27, 2005. The following organizations are among many that provide support to adoptees, adoptive...
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The Outside Looking In
August 26, 2013, 8:08 pm
My daughter met a new friend last year towards the end of the school year in the after school program offered there. Both me and my daughters' new found friend mom was busy all summer so we could not get the girls together at all. This school year came around and the girls reconnected again and... About Adopted Abby
April 21, 2013, 6:41 pm
I am really excited to have joined the Adoption.com team as a blogger and content writer! To lend credibility to my posts and perspectives, I think it's important to let all of you get to know me and my story. I was born in 1978 in Seattle, Washington to a young, single mother. I was her first... Forever Families
October 13, 2012, 9:35 am
One of the coolest things about the month of November is that it is National Adoption Month. I love that there is a whole month dedicated to the children who have been adopted, the parents that have adopted and the children who are waiting to be adopted. Adopted, adopted, adopted. I love to throw...
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Feeling insecure and a little sad
February 22, 2014, 9:36 pm
Our ad transitioned to our home as an adoptive placement when she was 7 mo. She came from a very doting, loving, and enabling home (they carried her everywhere, and did not let her hold her own bottle). The transition was easy, but when she saw her former foster family she would have intense...
Who trumps for placement...
March 1, 2014, 7:40 pm
Grandparent, aunt, or sibling.
If a new baby comes into care, who would get placement- a grandparent, aunt, or foster family who has half-sibling.
Mtg Fri for adopt placement - pls advise!
March 6, 2014, 11:02 am
So we got a call for a foster placement of a sib set. TPR set for the end of the month. Current foster family not willing to adopt (plan to ask why), and asking to move ASAP. We currently have 3yr (bioD), 1 yr (STBAD), 2 mo (bioD). 1 other family is being considered for placement.
Starting a non profit!!! :)
February 26, 2014, 5:14 pm
So I've been toying with the idea to start a non profit organization for Foster Families. As we all know, it's very financially draining for start up and/or when any new placment arrives. I'm going to start locally, but maybe someday it will actually become something BIG!
So I need advice...
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My Story as a Birthmother
I was 15 when I had my first child. Adoption and abortion were out of the question. I was young, but I had a lot of adult decisions coming my way. Well, 9 months later I finally had my beautiful... Adoption, Mental Illness, and Addictions
Today I am 44 years old, and just beginning to get to know me. I was given up for adoption immediately at birth and went into foster care. Because I was born with congenital dislocated hips (a... Rough Road of Adopting as a Single Woman
I started to try to adopt in 2003. I was told that Russia was open to singles adopting. So I went through the process. 2 years later I was matched with a beautiful girl who had a cleft palate. I went...
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Foster Family Autograph Collection, 1621-1930
Letter to Dwight Foster regarding housing for the Gilbert family, 22 March 1801. Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868. Box 5 Folder 15. Certificate giving to A. & E. Scheitlin the decision of his appeal on the rate of duty on cotton hosiery, 28 Aug. 1860. Codman, Mr.
SF 2442 ... appropriations for the department of human ...
There is 8 22 appropriated from the general fund of the ... $300,000 of those funds to enter into a performance-based 20 27 contract to secure SSI benefits for children placed in foster 20 28 ... a pilot kinship care project to enhance family 22 25 involvement in the development of the ...
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22 (55) A History and Genealogy of the Habersham Family (54) Mathew Dill Genealogy: A Study of the Dill Family of Dillsburg, York County, Pennsylvania, 1698 - 1935, Volume 1 (54)