News and announcements

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!

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.

Why we opened our home to more than 40 foster kids

January 14, 2016

"You only hear about the negative stories of fostering, which is a shame, because there are so many great successes.​" A Massachusetts family describes the challenges and rewards of being foster parents in this Good Housekeeping magazine article.

AdoptUSKids featured in People magazine

December 04, 2015

The current People magazine includes an interview with AdoptUSKids National Project Director Kathy Ledesma offering answers to the "big questions" about adoption.

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