DOB: June 22, 2004 Sara urgently needs a family to bring her home before she ages out of the adoption process on her 14th birthday in June.  She has osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease).  She is unable to walk unsupported and uses a wheelchair to get around.  Sara has been living with a foster, Read More

An 8-year-old with kind, curious eyes and straight black hair, Rachel is every bit as sweet as her photo. And after five years, she is still waiting for her permanent, loving family. Rachael entered into care when she was 3-and-a-half years old. She is hearing-impaired and communicates mostly through sign language. She attends a, Read More

Mattrell’s Moves Do you know that moment when your favorite song comes on and you can’t help but move to the music? So does Mattrell! When music is on, you can find him busting some sweet dance moves and smiling from ear to ear.

This year, 65 children from our waiting child photolisting were matched with families! These 65 waiting children don’t have to wait anymore! Each of these children has some degree of special needs. Some are older, some have Down syndrome, some have HIV. But each and every one now has a family and that is, Read More

Little Levi Levi was born 14 weeks early, weighing just 2.87 pounds. But in spite of his difficult start he is moving forward like a champ! He was diagnosed with left ventricle dilatation and right closed-type schizencephaly, which causes the right side of his body to be weaker than his left. However, with the, Read More

Wow, what a fantastic National Adoption Month it has been! Thanks for following along and advocating for children with special needs! In the month of November, 172 families requested adoption information, 55 families submitted their adoption application, and 10 children from our waiting child photolisting were matched with permanent, loving families! We’ve also had a much higher, Read More

Brielle wants a family of her own. Brielle understands loss. When Brielle was only 11 years old, both of her parents passed away, leaving her with no choice but to live in an orphanage. Now she is 12 years old and constantly misses the personal love and care that only a permanent family can, Read More

What makes a family the right family for an older adopted child — meaning a child who will arrive home at 5 years or older? Two adoption experts weigh in on the characteristics they look for in families for older children … Abbie Smith is a licensed clinical social worker whose specialty is working with adoptees, Read More

Could you be the right family for Tamika? Tamika is in 4th grade and loves to learn. Her teachers praise her for her work ethic and high marks on her assignments. Some day, she hopes to be a teacher so that she can help others learn!

Read and share Paige’s* story to help find the family she needs and deserves. Could you be the right family for Paige? A $3,000 Special Blessings grant is available to help the right family bring this bright and joyful girl home.  DOB: July 7, 2007, China Paige came into care two months before her 6th birthday., Read More