How about we have a conversation about adoption that extends beyond the ceremony and into the real need for diverse, qualified families, counseling services, and one that includes the many children who won’t be adopted?
The couple worked with a consultant to find Cayden, now five months old, and set up a private adoption, which took almost a year.
Saturday is National Adoption Day, a key event for adoptive families and adoption advocates nationwide. She says Jasper has special needs and his parents could no longer take care of him.
National Adoption Day is nothing new for the Masone Family. Michelle Curletti, area program manager of the state Department of Children and Families, welcomed the families before the adoptions began.
Before the meal, Santana and Soto, a couple for 19 years, were among 11 families who adopted 12 children in Lawrence Juvenile Court as part of National Adoption Day.
This was the 18th National Adoption Day and the 15th celebrated in MA. He’s always been our baby since the first day we took him home. However, they never gave up on their family dream. “Their families are built from love and the desire to make a difference in a child’s life”.
Sprague sat behind the Bleaus with other relatives as they waited for Judge Joan A. McMenemy to finalize their adoption.
Also, the Indiana Foster and Adoptive Parents Resources and Advocacy Group will have several activities that all museum guests can enjoy, including a giant Kerplunk game and face painting. With our partners in the private sector, we work hard to find the right fit, the right family to foster and sometimes adopt our children. Many of these young people are less likely to be adopted, often due to their age, and will too often age out of the system without a stable support system. “Every year where we celebrate children, we celebrate the wonderful families who come forward to adopt these children”.
For information about foster care, Oswego County residents may call (315) 963-5382, Onondaga County residents may call (315) 435-3827 and Jefferson County residents may call (315) 785-3240. We will answer all of your questions about the process, including all of the benefits of becoming a foster or adoptive parent. Trainings for foster parents are offered at the county level.