Adoption

Couple Adopts 5-Year-Old Boy and Has the “Best Christmas Ever”

Exactly one year after Michaela and Dave Robbins began fostering Noah, they tell Pittsburgh’s KDKA that this was the “best Christmas ever.” The Robbins brought 5-year-old Noah into their home…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: November 30-December 11

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates from November 30 – December 11 pertinent to children and families. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health   S. 4949…

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Police Officer and Wife Adopt 4-Year-Old Girl

While on duty, an Arizona police officer got to know a little girl in need of placement and has now given her a forever home! Brian Zach, lieutenant of the…

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National Adoption Day 2020: One Kinship Family’s Incredible Bond Leads to Adoption

National Adoption Day 2020 occurred this past Saturday, November 21. With COVID-19 cases on the rise across the country, Adoption Day looked a little different this year, but that didn’t…

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Disability Does Not Equal Incompetence: Removing Biases Against Parents and Caregivers with Disabilities in Child Welfare

Parenting is not an easy task for any one or two people to do alone, and parents without disabilities rely on the support of family, friends, public services, etc., to…

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Children’s Bureau Publishes Piece by ASCI CEO Dr. Sharon McDaniel

Please visit Children’s Bureau Express for the full story. This article is part of a series celebrating National Adoption Month. According to CBX: “This edition of CBX is intended to…

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SCOTUS Hears Oral Arguments in Case Impacting LGBTQ+ Foster and Adoptive Parents

On November 4, the Supreme Court heard initial oral arguments in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, a case that considers whether taxpayer-funded, private foster care agencies can discriminate against prospective…

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Single Father Adopts FIVE Siblings

A single foster father has prevented the separation of five siblings by adopting all of them! Robert Carter was separated from his nine siblings at a young age, so he…

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Love Doesn’t Have Color in This Home!

Kevin and Dominique Gill received Andrew with open arms two years ago. Andrew was in state custody since he was 6 years old due to the termination of his parents’…

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Permanency & Transitions to Adulthood: ASCI Contributes to Publication

The Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare has made its latest issue of CW360°, “Permanency & Transitions to Adulthood,” available online! The issue explores permanency and supporting transitions to…

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