35 Years of Building Families: The Opicka Family

- By Chris Varela

The Opicka Family: Meet Andrew, Elise and Vita Type of Adoption: Domestic Infant Adoption (open) Year of Adoption: 2012 Adoption Counselor: Angie Flannery Excerpt from Our Profile Book: Unavailable Thinking Back: “We could not be happier with how our family came to be!”

35 Years of Building Families: The Grodek Family

- By Chris Varela

The Grodek Family: Meet Chris, Becky, Breleigh and Jaydon Type of Adoption: Domestic Infant Adoption (times two!) Year of Adoption: 2014 and 2019 Adoption Counselor: Linda Troyer (Breleigh) Lindsay Collier (Jaydon) Excerpt from Our Profile Book: Unavailable Thinking Back: “Adoption Choice, Inc. has made our family complete. They were very supportive at each step of 35 Years of Building Families: The Grodek Family

35 Years of Building Families: The Lemoine-Hardenbrook Family

- By Chris Varela

The Lemoine-Hardenbrook Family: Meet Bret, Joe and Reid Type of Adoption: Domestic Infant through Adoption Choice, Inc. Year of Adoption: Finalized in 2020 Adoption Counselor: Lindsay Collier Excerpt from Our Profile Book: Unavailable Thinking Back: “What a wonderful and caring group of people at Adoption Choice! The amount of care shown to the adoptive families 35 Years of Building Families: The Lemoine-Hardenbrook Family

35 Years of Building Families: The Czechanski Family

- By Chris Varela

The Czechanski Family: Meet Andy, Erin, Layla, Steven, Jack, Fanel, and Wilson Type of Adoption: International – Haiti Year of Adoption: Began the process in 2015. Homecoming in 2019. Adoption Counselor: Traci Belongia & Lindsay Collier Excerpt from Our Profile Book: Unavailable Thinking Back: Unavailable

How long is the Adoption Process?

- By Jess Alanis

  I often get referred to people interested in the adoption process by friends and family to talk with them about our own journey. Many people want to know how long it takes right away. The reality is that no situation is alike and depending on how you go about building your family and various How long is the Adoption Process?

What is involved in…

- By Jess Alanis

  One of the most important aspects of preparing for adoption is the home study or home visit. I talk to a lot of couples who are planning to adopt or are starting the process and this is one thing that makes people nervous. To them, it seems overwhelming to have a stranger come into What is involved in…

35 Years of Building Families: The Falk Family

- By Chris Varela

The Falk Family: Meet Scott, Courtney, Jackson, Sophia and Cameron Type of Adoption: Jackson – Domestic Infant (Out of State – Texas) Sophia – Domestic Infant (Out of State – Texas) Cameron – Biological Year of Adoption: Jackson – 2019 Sophia – 2021 Adoption Counselor: Jennifer Krauss Excerpt from our Profile Book: Unavailable Thinking Back: 35 Years of Building Families: The Falk Family