News and announcements

Watch a video of our National Adoption Month Facebook Live event!

November 15, 2016

Our national project director and two members of our speakers bureau fielded audience questions on November 15


November is National Adoption Month!

October 31, 2016

This year's campaign highlights the need for families for teens in foster care


Mobile-friendly AdoptUSKids website launched!

July 25, 2016

Finding what you need is now easier than ever. Read about our recent changes and plans for future enhancements!


More single men are adopting

June 22, 2016

An article in the Louisville Courier-Journal reports that single men adopting children is a nationally growing trend and features stories of several fathers, including one who adopted from foster care.


Applauding graduates—and the system that supported them

June 17, 2016

A columnist with the San Gabriel Valley Tribune writes about a special graduation ceremony held at the Disney Hall in Los Angeles, where 173 youth in foster care received college scholarships totaling nearly $1 million.


Picture your family on our new website

June 09, 2016

This summer, we will be launching a redesigned, mobile-friendly AdoptUSKids website. We are holding a family photo contest to collect high quality photos of real families to feature on our new site. All families who submit photos will be entered into a drawing for a new iPad mini 2.


May is National Foster Care Month

May 02, 2016

Foster families change children's lives. Each May, we celebrate the contributions of parents, individuals, and professionals who work to give children in foster care a stable life and hope for the future.


"A Family Adds Five Children, Special Needs and All"

February 26, 2016

This New York Times article shares the story of how a Texas family who was ready to take a break from fostering ended up adopting five children—bringing the total number of children in their home to seven.


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