More than 122,000 children and youth across the country are in foster care, waiting for a forever family. For teenagers at risk of aging out of foster care, it is just as important to secure a permanent sense of belonging.
This year, during National Adoption Month Visit disclaimer page , ACF's Children’s Bureau urges us to prioritize having conversations with youth waiting for adoption. Every conversation matters because every child has a story, and it is our responsibility to help them on their journey by listening to their perspectives—whether you are a caregiver, mentor, educator, counselor, librarian, or any community member. We can empower youth to find their voice and help them on their path to permanency.
Visit the National Adoption Month website Visit disclaimer page to learn more about National Adoption Month and find tools and resources to educate yourself and your community about how we can achieve better outcomes for children and youth in need.
National Adoption Month is an annual campaign sponsored by the Children’s Bureau in partnership with Child Welfare Information Gateway Visit disclaimer page and AdoptUSKids Visit disclaimer page .
Stay connected throughout the month to raise awareness by following #NationalAdoptionMonth on Facebook Visit disclaimer page and Twitter Visit disclaimer page .
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