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Alex, 16, of Vermont enjoys being outdoors and doing things like swimming, camping, skiing, and riding a four-wheeler. He's eager to have a new family, particularly an active one.
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Posted 2 days ago 5/24/2013
Lucien Family Adoption Success Story
For Traci Lucien, 51, of Laurel, Maryland, the bond formed with her daughter before they ever met. Lucien first laid eyes on her daughter, Talynn, 9, through AdoptUSKids’ national photolisting of children in foster care available for adoption. At the time, Talynn was living in a foster home in another state. They talked on the phone, exchanged letters, but Lucien knew she had to meet this child.
Tina Cawley Named AdoptUSKids’ May Caseworker of the Month
Tina Cawley, an adoption social worker for the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families in Hyannis, is our May Caseworker of the Month. Cawley was nominated for the award by her supervisor because of her dedication to providing trauma-informed care to the children and families she serves.
Celebrating National Foster Care Month
During May, the child welfare community pauses to recognize foster parents and thank them for their service to vulnerable children, youth, and families. Agencies across the country hold banquets, programs, and other creative events to honor foster parents.
Wendy LaBate Named AdoptUSKids’ April Caseworker of the Month
Wendy LaBate, a family case manager for the Indiana Department of Child Services, is our April Caseworker of the Month. LaBate was nominated for the award because of the post-placement support she provided to help an adoptive placement flourish.
You don't have to be perfect to be a perfect parent
Learn about the award-winning national recruitment campaign produced through a partnership of the U.S. Children's Bureau, Ad Council, and AdoptUSKids.