Since our founding 31 years ago, approximately three million adoptions have occurred in this country – including all domestic adoptions that take place annually. NCFA's Adoption Factbook includes a comprehensive report on all adoption statistics. Through adoption, these children have enjoyed the love and security that come with having parents and families of their own.
Approximately 22,000 infants are adopted annually through domestic infant adoption – a figure we believe is low considering the profoundly positive impact adoption has on our nation. After all, adoption is a positive for all members of the triad; infants placed for adoption grow up in a loving family, birthparents who are not ready to parent are given the opportunity to move forward with their lives with the assurance that their children have stable, loving, and permanent families, and adoptive parents open their hearts and homes to a child and are able to experience the endless joys of parenthood. In the end, our whole society benefits from adoption, allowing children to mature with much better socioeconomic and behavioral outcomes that they otherwise would not have had.
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For 33 years, NCFA has been the authoritative voice for adoption. Our research and education programs have led the way in promoting sound, ethical adoption policies and practices that have enabled children to find nurturing, permanent families through adoption.
America's Christian Credit Union (ACCU) believes every child deserves a forever family. Their adoption loan program has helped place over 700 children in loving homes. In addition to adoption loans, ACCU provides effective banking solutions to individuals and ministries that empower them to reach their financial goals while expanding God's Kingdom. Click here to read more >>