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  On May 24, 2017, Assistant Director, Beth Garbe, was invited to come to Chappell Elementary School in Green Bay to receive a special gift. Fifth grade teacher, Kelly Hohman, greeted them along with a group of students. These students had chosen to research the topic of adoption for their exhibition project.  Without any assistance, these […]

Wed, September 28, 12pm – 1pm If you’re already parenting and are considering growing your family through adoption, you may face a few questions and decisions that didn’t surface when you first became a parent. How do we decide on the right path? Should we consider adopting out of birth order? How do we prepare […]

While many of the fee increases are minimal, the fee for Certificate of Citizenship is significant for families. We encourage everyone to consider contacting their representatives/senators to oppose this recent legislation. Adoption Community: USCIS has announced, via the Federal Register, proposed fee increases for some of their services, including those that impact adoptive families. You […]

Are you an adoptee interested in learning how to… • explore your identity? • understand race and ethnicity? • hear from other adoptees’ experiences? • navigate the relationship between yourself and others? • respond to racism, discrimination or stereotypes? • make sense of different emotions related to adoption? • talk about adoption with your friends […]

Good afternoon! There are several upcoming opportunities for adoptive families to participate in a WISE Up Conference. Please view the information below for more details and to learn about how to register.  Presented by the Wisconsin Post Adoption Resource Centers When it comes to handling questions and comments about adoption, kids need to be empowered […]

Attachment is critical to healthy relationships. When a child comes to your care with a history of trauma, you can tell him that he is safe, wanted, and loved, but that isn’t always enough. Sometimes, there is a disconnect between thoughts and feelings and that can become the foundation for an insecure attachment, leading to […]

Hello! In just a couple of weeks there will be a wonderful opportunity to attend a support group if you are an adoptive or foster care parent. Event details are below. Please contact the provided number for details.  Healing Hearts Adoption/Foster-Care Parent Support Group 3rd Tuesday of the Month February 16th –  6-7:30pm Guest Speaker: […]

  Register now for a FREE Expert Q&A Webinar Creating Your Adoption Profile with Madeleine Melcher February 10, 2016 @ 1 pm ETWhen you adopt in the U.S., you must create anadoption profile (also called an adoption portfolio or “Dear Prospective Birth Mother Letter”) that your agency or attorney will share with expectant mothers considering […]

Our Kids basket includes Mickey Mouse Headphones, a $10 I-tunes gift card as well as three Redbox Rentals! Join us on November 14th for our silent auction event: Bowling for Babies! Just RSVP here to have your chance at this great set of gifts for your family! Not only will you be making your children’s day, but you will […]