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Featured Child

Gary, 16, is a personable, polite, and smart young man with many interests, including basketball, football, art, and reading. He is currently a straight-A student in school, where his favorite subjects are science and math.


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Featured Siblings

Hunter, 15, is a sweet boy who has a great sense of humor and loves animals. Dakota, 16, is funny, smart, and polite. He loves anything to do with basketball.


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Family Story

After fostering 40 children and adopting two, Teri and Brian Hrabovsky are leading a foster ministry that supports families in their community.


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  News and Announcements

Posted 5/13/2015

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New adoption factsheet series

Child Welfare Information Gateway has published a new series of publications about parenting adopted children, including guides for parents of preschoolers, school-age children, and teenagers.

Posted 4/27/2015

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Celebrating National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month, a time to recognize the contributions of foster parents and the role that each of us plays in improving the lives of children and youth in foster care.

Posted 4/9/2015

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Social media and your foster or adopted teens: 4 risks and what you can do

Teens who are in or adopted from foster care may be particularly vulnerable to risks associated with social media because of environmental factors often present in their lives. Understanding the risks and identifying possible solutions will help you help your teen use social media safely.

Posted 4/8/2015

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Each year the Children's Bureau observes National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about child abuse and neglect. The 2015 prevention month website features resources, publications, and videos aimed at protecting children and strengthening families.

Posted 2/24/2015

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Adopting through foster care: a less expensive alternative

This US News & World Report article, which features an interview with AdoptUSKids National Projector Director Kathy Ledesma, describes the benefits of adopting from foster care, including eligibility to receive subsidies and college tuition waivers.

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