Adoption stories

Families, foster care alumni, and caseworkers describe the rewards, challenges, and lessons they have learned. Do you have a story to share? Please tell us about it.

Learning the language of love

October 04, 2016

A young woman describes how her adoptive parents' love and support gave her the confidence to pursue her dreams.

Standing up for teens

September 13, 2016

A North Carolina caseworker talks about giving youth the tools they need to age out of foster care.

Putting their principles into practice

August 31, 2016

A pastor and his wife share the gift of family.

Breaking the cycle

August 24, 2016

A young woman vows not to repeat her parents’ mistakes.

“We’re not superheroes. We like being parents!”

July 25, 2016

No empty nest for Amy and Richard Gill. With four adoptive sons, their house is full of fun and energy.

Playing a role in a family's success

July 20, 2016

An Oregon caseworker talks about working with a foster parent to support a child's reunification with his mother.

A bond beyond language

July 13, 2016

The Pooles adopted four children with special needs.

“Watching families grow has shown me that change is possible”

June 07, 2016

A caseworker describes her keys to success when working with families.

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