The Intercountry Adoption Journey
Did you know that National Council For Adoption has a training program specifically created to help prepare prospective adoptive parents for the intercountry adoption process? We do! The Intercountry Adoption Journey.Continue Reading
Family Garden Party: Plant like a Pro!
March 20th marks the first day of spring! Our staff is ready for more sunshine, longer days, and, of course, fun in the sun with our families. National Council For Adoption has put together six simple steps to plant a family garden!Continue Reading
Be a Voice: Advocacy in 2014
NCFA launches its Adoption Advocate every year with a renewed summary of our policy priorities. As we kick off 2014, we wanted to take this opportunity to highlight some of our key initiatives to our blog community. Use your voice to contact your elected officials and let them know what adoption legislation matters to you.Continue Reading
Family Matters! It's not just better, it's scientifically necessary!
Increasingly, research is proving and clarifying what we all know instinctively: the importance of a loving, responsive adult in the life of a child. Children who aren’t offered emotional, physical, and mental support are hindered in reaching developmental milestones.Continue Reading
A Good, Solid Grounding: How Stable Families Help Prevent Human Trafficking
We’re grateful that many dedicated professionals—representatives, judges, lawyers, social workers, agencies, advocates, and others—work tirelessly to reduce the correlation between foster care and human trafficking. Every effort should be made to keep children safe while in foster care, this is essential.Continue Reading
Everyone Can Do Something with Foster the City
Foster the City, co-hosted by National Council For Adoption and DC127, helped raise awareness of children in foster care and provide resources for all to take action. In our nation’s capital, there are more than 1,300 children in the foster care system, and because of this, NCFA and DC127 are determined to reverse the wait list so there are more families waiting for children than there are children waiting for families.Continue Reading