Real Life Stories: Jake & Desirae, Foster Family
Jake and Desirae began their foster care journey in a bit of an unconventional way. Already parents to their biological daughter, then almost two years old, they began caring for 22 month old who was not formally in foster care. The little boy’s mother was a friend of a friend, […]
Alisia’s Story: The Importance of ICWA
Have you heard the term ICWA surrounding adoption and curious about what it means? ICWA stands for the Indian Child Welfare Act. It is a federal law that is intended to protect the best interest of Native American children, promote the security and stability of families and tribes, and prevent […]
Adoption Answers: At what stage of pregnancy can I contact an adoption worker?
At what stage of pregnancy can I contact an adoption worker? Birth parents can contact an adoption worker at any stage in their pregnancy. Some birth mothers choose to contact us early on in their pregnancy, while others choose to wait until they are in their third trimester. There is […]
Adoption Answers: Can I still place my baby for adoption if I know they will have medical issues?
One question that we often receive from birth parents is surrounding known medical issues or developmental disabilities. If a birth mom knows that her baby will test positive for drugs or alcohol at birth, she can choose to make a private adoption plan instead of having her baby go into […]