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.

Outstanding Caseworker: Tamiko Jones-Moody

January 19, 2018

A South Carolina caseworker reflects on the rewards and successes of a 15-year career.

"Being loved has taught me how to love"

January 08, 2018

A young woman who was adopted as a teen talks about how having a family changed her life.

Becoming a transracial family

December 13, 2017

A mother talks about keeping children connected to their culture.

A couple’s patience pays off

November 30, 2017

The Boldings searched for a child for two years. Then a caseworker found them.

Outstanding Caseworker: Sheree Singleton

November 13, 2017

A Pennsylvania caseworker talks about preparing teenage girls to age out of foster care.

"I've come a long way in my life"

October 11, 2017

A father talks about how his own experience in foster care make him a better parent.

Enriching a family's life through adoption

September 27, 2017

A mother talks about how adopting older children was a good fit for the entire family.

“With every child, we learned and grew”

August 22, 2017

Jamie and Josh Procknow opened their homes and their lives to 20 children in foster care—and their families.

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