Adoption

Photo of Keema Davis.

Keema's Story

A foster care alumna now helps others find forever families.

Teens in front of a rainbow flag.

Making Sure LGBTQ Youth Know They Are Welcome

“Brave Space” poster was designed to be colorful, engaging, and easy to understand.

Mark Greenberg

ACF Addresses Early Childhood Adversity and Toxic Stress

ACF is using research on early adversity to inform the approaches taken in our programs.

Photo of Gabrielle smiling.

Gabrielle's Story

Young woman shares how foster care saved her family from an abusive home.

Photo of young Clare.

Clare's Story

Although Clare was too young to remember her adoption, she realizes that even though her birth mom loved her she wasn’t able to take care of her.

Photo of Maxine Archibald.

Maxine's Story

Maxine Archibald was born into an abusive household and spent her early childhood severely ill. She credits a child welfare worker for placing her with loving foster parents and making her a success.

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Nico's Story

Every kid deserves a Forever Family!

Photo of Marc with his older brother and new father.

Marc's Story

Bouncing from foster home to foster home since the age of three, all Marc ever longed for was to be with his older brother Matthew and have a family of his own. At age seven his dream came true.

Photo of Deb Soly and Jill Poirier and their children sitting in a park.

The Soly-Poirier Family

Most parents have nine months to prepare for the arrival of a new child into their families. Deb Soly and Jill Poirier had 12 hours.

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