Category Archives: adoptees

June is Pride Month!

Building a Family Through Adoption People all over the world are seeking to build their families through adoption and LGTBQ+ families are no different. According to the Census, between 2 to 3.7 million children have a parent that identifies as LGTBQ+. This same document notes that that same sex couples are six times more likely

The Benefits of Adoption

According to Adoption Network, around 140,000 children are adopted each year in the United States. Though there are no definite statistics on how many couples are waiting to adopt, it is thought that there is no shortage on Americans hoping to adopt and that there are potentially one to two million couples waiting to be

Adoption Wellness Presents:

You’re Invited …   “An Evening With Adoptees” a panel of adults who were adopted, as babies/children will share their stories and take questions from the audience. Pre-adoptive parents, Adoptive Parents, Adoption Professionals, Medical Professionals, Legal Professionals, Educators, and those whose lives are touched by adoption; personally or professionally.  *This workshop offers two credit hours

Upcoming Teen & Family Events for the Adoptive and Foster Community

On behalf of Around the PARC, we are pleased to inform you of a few events that may be of interest to you and your family in the coming months. For additional information regarding each event please contact the personals listed below in blue. We hope you enjoy! ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Teen Bowling Tuesday, February 9, 2016

TED Talk Tuesday: Roberto D'Angelo + Francesca Fedeli

Happy New Year, on behalf of Adoption Choice Inc.! With a new year, new obstacles may arise, as well as new opportunities for happiness. We’d like to start off 2016’s Ted Talk Tuesday with a story that will bring a smile to your face at this point in the week. Most importantly, as a reminder

Free Workshop: "Who I am, not Who am I?"

The Post Adoption Resource Center of Family Services invites all pre-adoptive, foster and adoptive parents to attend a free workshop entitled,   “Who I am, not Who am I?”   Do you find yourself struggling with certain aspects of your child’s history? Do you question how to share these difficult stories with your child? Presented