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Featured Child

Hector, 13, of Massachusetts takes pride in being able to lend a hand. Although initially quiet and shy when meeting someone new, with time, he shows off a great sense of humor.


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Featured Siblings

Alicia, 17, Alexis, 16, and Alona, 14, are sisters from South Carolina that have very close relationships with each other. They need a loving, nurturing and supportive family.


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Caseworker of the Month

A decade into social work, Decker forms strong relationships with the families she works with -- like the South Carolina couple she recently matched with two Missouri teenagers.


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  News and Announcements

Posted 6/16/2014

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Announcement from ACYF on re-homing of adopted children

The Administration on Children, Youth and Families released this memorandum addressing the issue of re-homing, and asking state child welfare agencies to develop and promote post-adoption services and resources to adopted children and youth, including those adopted internationally.

Posted 6/16/2014

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Professional Portraits of Homeless LGBT Youth May Help Them Find Loving Homes

A New York City gallery has turned its cameras toward LGBTQ youth in the hopes it will help them finally find loving homes.

Posted 6/11/2014

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Nominations now being accepted for the 2014 Adoption Excellence Awards

The annual Adoption Excellence Awards program recognizes outstanding accomplishments in achieving permanency for America's children waiting in foster care. These awards honor States, local agencies, businesses, families, and more who are making key contributions to increasing the number of children from foster care who are adopted or placed in other permanent homes. Learn more about how to nominate someone for a 2014 Adoption Excellence Award.

Posted 5/15/2014

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Real-life stories of those involved with child welfare

These inspiring real-life stories of children, youth, and families are great tools for gaining perspective and highlighting the role each of us has in enhancing the lives of children and youth in foster care.

Posted 4/23/2014

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Top Ten Tips for the First Year of Placement

How to make a great start to your relationship with your baby or child.

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